Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremonies

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Gubernatorial Inauguration Ceremonies
Date of Original:
1967-01-10
Subject:
Governors--Georgia
Government officials--Georgia
Politicians--Georgia
Politics and government--Georgia
Rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Atlanta
Clothing and dress--1960-1970
Capitols--Georgia--Atlanta
Events--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 Georgia Governor Lester Maddox during his inauguration ceremony in front of 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 105.04.35
ahc105004035a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/42
Extent:
5 x 7 in. color print
Original Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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