- The State Newspaper Photograph Archive
- Lester Maddox and Maurice Bessinger
- Underwood, Dave
The State Media Company (Columbia, S.C.)
- Date of Original:
- Columbia Hotel (Columbia, S.C.)
- Maddox, Lester, 1915-2003
Bessinger, Maurice, 1930-2014
- United States, South Carolina, Richland County, 34.0218, -80.90304
United States, South Carolina, Richland County, Columbia, 34.00071, -81.03481
- Atlanta restaurateur and segregationist Lester Maddox, left, and local restaurateur Maurice Bessinger at a convention for the South Carolina Independents at the Columbia Hotel. Bessinger was owner of Piggie Park barbeque restaurants and chairman of the South Carolina Independents.
1200 Sumter Street, Columbia, S.C.
- Local Identifier:
- Metadata URL:
- Rights Holder:
- Copyright The State Media Company. All rights reserved. For more information, contact the Walker Local and Family History Center at Richland Library, Columbia, S.C. 29201.
- Original Collection:
- Box 267, SC Independants, Lester Maddox and Maurice Bessinger, The State Newspaper Photograph Archive
- Contributing Institution:
- Richland Library