Pickrick Drumstick signed by Lester Maddox

Created by
Maddox, Lester, American, 1915 - 2003
Date
ca. 1964
Medium
wood
Dimensions
36 x 2 x 3 in. (91.4 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm)
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.
Place used
Pickrick Cafeteria, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Agricultural
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Type
handles
Topic
Civil rights
Race discrimination
Segregation
U.S. 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
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50a887eb8-2708-430f-aab8-601409fe5e1b