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Opinion from George Willis, Jr., et al. vs. the Pickrick Restaurant and Lester Maddox

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Creator:United States. District Court (Georgia : Northern District : Atlanta Division)
Title:Opinion from George Willis, Jr., et al. vs. the Pickrick Restaurant and Lester Maddox
Date:1964
Description:

This opinion relates to a suit filed by George Willis, Jr., Woodrow T. Lewis, and Albert L. Dunn v. the Pickrick Restaurant, a corporation, and Lester G. Maddox. The suit sought an injunction restraining the defendants from violating the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by refusing to admit and serve African-Americans on the same basis as non African-Americans. The case was heard before United States Circuit Judge Elbert P. Tuttle, and United States District Judges Frank A. Hooper and Lewis R. Morgan, with a resulting injunction issued against the defendants.

Types:Civil court records | Text
Subjects:Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003--Trials, litigation, etc. | Briggs, Fred, 1932- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Restaurants--Georgia--Atlanta | Discrimination in restaurants--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Pickrick (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:Civil Case Files, 1938-1995, Records of the District Courts of the United States
Institution:National Archives at Atlanta
Contributors:United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Atlanta Branch
Original Material:

Civil Case Files ; George Willis, Jr. vs the Pickrick Restaurant, Civil 9028, Series: Civil Case Files, 8/1955 - 4/1/1968, Record Group 21: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2009

Rights and Usage:

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Persistent Link to Item:http://catalog.archives.gov/id/279275