Campaign Events

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Campaign Events
Date of Original:
1974
Subject:
Political campaigns
Political parades and rallies--Georgia--Waycross
Politicians--Georgia--Waycross
Stores and shops--Georgia--Waycross
Automobile driving--Georgia--Waycross
Automobiles
Vehicles--Georgia--Waycross
Clothing and dress
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, Ware County, Waycross, 31.21368, -82.3557
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of gubernatorial candidate Lester Maddox waving at people from the back of his campaign car in Waycross, Georgia during a campaign 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 105.03.47
ahc105003047a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/55
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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