Jackson, Thomas M. (Thomas Mitchell), 1932-1999
Thomas Mitchell Jackson established a law practice in Macon in July 1964. He was lead counsel in the school desegregation suits in Bibb and Houston counties. He was judge of the city's recorder's court from 1977 to 1984 and the first black to hold judicial office in Bibb County.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- Series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips of Lester Maddox promoting states' rights and segregation as he speaks to a white audience in Americus, Georgia, 1965 July 29 (Moving images)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of leaders of the Atlanta Summit Leadership Conference speaking to reporters at a press conference held in Atlanta Georgia, 1963 November 24 (Moving images)