Pickrick Drumstick signed by Lester Maddox

Image for Pickrick Drumstick signed by Lester Maddox
Created by
Maddox, Lester, American, 1915 - 2003
Medium
wood
Dimensions
36 x 2 x 3 in. (91.4 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm)
Type
handles
Place used
Pickrick Cafeteria, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1964
Description
A Pickrick Drumstick signed by Lester Maddox. The wooden stick has printed type in blue ink that reads: [LESTER MADDOX'S / PICKRICK DRUMSTICK]. A note written to Media Access Project by hand in black ink is featured on one side of the object.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Race discrimination
Segregation
United States--History--1961-1969
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert B. Rackleff
Object number
2011.22
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Agricultural
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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