- Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
- Maddox, Lester
- Date of Original:
Political parades and rallies--Georgia--Atlanta
- Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
- United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
- View of a crowd of people gathered in front of the Georgia State Capitol building for the gubernatorial inauguration of Lester Maddox 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 105.04.34
- Metadata URL:
- 8 x 10 in. color print
- Original Collection:
- Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center
- Holding Institution:
- Atlanta History Center