Collection Artwork
Segregationist Lester Maddox, Waving at Center, Leads March
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
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

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Emma Fritschel ’19
Inspired by the exhibition Twice Drawn
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.