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The Pickrick Restaurant

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Title:The Pickrick Restaurant
Date:1964
Description:

View of the front door of the Pickrick, a restaurant on Hemphill Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia owned by Lester Maddox, with a notice illustrating an anti-integration point of view.

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 identification number: VIS 105.06.06

Local identification number: ahc105006006a.jpg

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Restaurants--Georgia--Atlanta | Signs (Notices)--Georgia--Atlanta | Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta | Pickrick (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

Lester Maddox Photographs, Atlanta History Center

Rights and Usage:

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Persistent Link to Item:http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/38