Maddox, Lester

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Maddox, Lester
Date of Original:
1974
Subject:
Political campaigns
Political parades and rallies--Georgia
Political participation--Georgia
Politicians--Georgia
Crowds--Georgia
Signs (Notices)--Georgia
People--Georgia
Clothing and dress
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of gubernatorial candidate Lester Maddox with supporters at an unidentified campaign rally in 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 several unsuccessful gubernatorial races beginning in 1974. He also 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 105.03.18
ahc105003018a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/41
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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