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Lucius Amerson getting into his car after being sworn in as sheriff at the Macon County courthouse.

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@ Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130

Peppler, Jim

Description

Amerson was the first African American sheriff of Macon County. He served from 1967 to 1987. This image was taken for (but not used in) the article and photo spread that appeared on pages 1 and 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
Type:
Image
Format:
Negatives (Photographic)
Created Date:
1967 January 16
Rights:
Copyright, Alabama Department of Archives and History.
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Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

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Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130