Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremonies

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremonies
Date of Original:
1970
Subject:
Governors--Georgia
Capitols--Georgia--Atlanta
Banners--Georgia--Atlanta
Events--Georgia--Atlanta
Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta
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 an unidentified ceremony at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, Governor Lester Maddox is seated in the front row third from the right.
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 105.04.37
ahc105004037a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/34
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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