Campaign Events

Collection:
Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Title:
Campaign Events
Date of Original:
1972
Subject:
Political campaigns
Political parades and rallies--Georgia
Political participation--Georgia
Politicians--Georgia
Crowds--Georgia
People--Georgia
Stadiums--Georgia
African Americans--1970-1980
People:
Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Lester Maddox, probably during his campaign for Lieutenant Governor speaking at an unidentified location 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 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 105.03.46
ahc105003046a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/7
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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