Maddox, Lester

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Maddox, Lester
Date of Original:
1968
Subject:
Government officials--Georgia
Governors--Georgia
Presidents' spouses--United States
Presidents--United States
Governesses
Flags--United States
Clothing and dress--1960-1970
Women--1960-1970
Uniforms--1960-1970
Military personnel--United States
Maddox, Virginia Cox, 1919-1997
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of (from left to right) Governor Lester Maddox, Virginia Maddox, Lady Bird Johnson, and President Lyndon B. Johnson at an unidentified event at the White House in Washington, D.C.
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 105.02.06
ahc105002006a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/20
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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