Campaign Events

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Campaign Events
Date of Original:
1974
Subject:
Political campaigns
Political parades and rallies--Georgia--Atlanta
Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta
Children
Signs (Notices)--Georgia--Atlanta
Interiors--Georgia--Atlanta
Georgia State Capitol (Atlanta, Ga.)
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of gubernatorial candidate Lester Maddox and children with campaign posters on the steps inside the Georgia State Capitol building 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 105.02.56
ahc105002056a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/25
Extent:
8 x 10 in. color print
Original Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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