Maddox, Lester

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Maddox, Lester
Date of Original:
1967-01-10
Subject:
Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta
People--Georgia--Atlanta
Events--Georgia--Atlanta
Political parades and rallies--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 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
ahc105004034a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/36
Extent:
8 x 10 in. color print
Original Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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