Lucius Amerson getting into his car after being sworn in as sheriff at the Macon County courthouse.
@ Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130
DescriptionAmerson was the first African American sheriff elected in the South since Reconstruction; he served from 1967 to 1987. This image was used in the photo spread that appeared on page 3 of The Southern Courier for January 21-22, 1967. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol3_No04_1967_01_21.pdf
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1967 January 16
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