Home  » Collections A-Z  » Lester Maddox Photographs, 1934-2000, undated  » All Items  » The Pickrick Restaurant

The Pickrick Restaurant

 Click here to view the item
Title:The Pickrick Restaurant

View of the exterior of the Pickrick, a restaurant on Hemphill Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia owned by businessman Lester Maddox.

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 105.06.09

Local identification number: ahc105006009a.jpg

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Restaurants--Georgia--Atlanta | Advertising--Georgia--Atlanta | Night photographs | Pickrick (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824 | United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Hemphill Avenue, 33.781723, -84.404304
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:


Persistent Link to Item:http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Maddox/id/48