Maddox, Lester

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Maddox, Lester
Date of Original:
1973
Subject:
Government officials--Georgia
Governors--Georgia
People with disabilities--Georgia--Atlanta
Law enforcement officers--Georgia--Atlanta
Men--1970-1980
Clothing and dress--1970-1980
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Lieutenant Governor Lester Maddox (far right) and Governor Jimmy Carter (second from left) with two unidentified men in an office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lester Maddox was a politician and businessman from Atlanta. He served as Governor of Georgia from 1967-1971, and as Lieutenant Governor from 1971-1975. He ran unsuccessfully in two Atlanta mayoral races in 1957 and 1961. Maddox was the owner of the Pickrick Cafeteria, and gained national notoriety and recognition when he refused to integrate the restaurant.
Local Identifier:
VIS 105.02.03
ahc105002003a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/2
Extent:
8 x 10 in. color print
Original Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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