Collection Artwork
Segregationist Lester Maddox, Waving at Center, Leads March
1965
gelatin silver print
Associated Press
Lester Maddox (Atlanta, Georgia, 1915 – 2003, Atlanta, Georgia)
paper size: 6 7/8 x 8 in.
image size: 6 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North America
2018.38.487
Stamped in black ink, verso, upper left: MADDOX, LESTER
Inscribed, verso, upper left: GROUP5[?]
Stamped in blue ink, verso, upper center: ’65 APR 26 AM 7:29
Stamped in purple ink, verso, upper left: APR 26 1965
Typewritten newspaper clipping, adhered, verso, center: [lower portion of image visible] / AP Wirephoto / SEGREGATIONIST LESTER MADDOX, WAVING AT CENTER, LEADS MARCH / More than 1,000 demonstrated for “private property rights” in Atlanta, Ga., Sunday.
Stamped in purple ink, verso, center, on top of newspaper clipping: APR 26 1965
Handwritten inscriptions, verso, center, behind newspaper clipping, illegible
Inscribed in red ink, verso, center: 17 [encircled]

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Atlan Arceo-Witzl ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.