Maddox, Lester

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Maddox, Lester
Date of Original:
1966
Subject:
Governesses
Governors--Alabama
Governors--Georgia
Women--1960-1970
Clothing and dress--1960-1970
Men--1960-1970
Maddox, Virginia Cox, 1919-1997
Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998
Wallace, Lurleen, 1926-1968
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Georgia Governor Lester Maddox and his wife Virginia, with Alabama Governor George Wallace, and his wife Lurleen Burns Wallace, later also Alabama Governor.
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 105.02.01
ahc105002001a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/21
Extent:
8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print
Original Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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