Maddox, Lester

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Maddox, Lester
Date of Original:
1990
Subject:
Governors--Georgia
Government officials--Georgia
Events--Georgia
Miller, Zell, 1932-
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of former Georgia Governor Lester Maddox picking up the then current governor, Zell Miller at an unidentified event.
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 105.02.11
ahc105002011a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/53
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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