Interview with Love Maddox, April 25, 2017

Collection: Griffin African American Oral History Project

Dublin Core

Description

Love Maddox was born in Griffin, Georgia and served as one of the first African American policemen during the integration of the Griffin community police force. Throughout his career, Maddox also served in the city of Atlanta. In this interview, Maddox talks about the opposition he faced in his work as a Black officer in Griffin, his interactions with the Ku Klux Klan, and some of his interactions with the African American community.

Date

2017-04-25

Identifier

RBRL418GAA-013

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Duration

71 minutes



Citation

Love Maddox et al., “Interview with Love Maddox, April 25, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed February 29, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL418GAA/RBRL418GAA-013.

Tags