Featured Unsung Hero:
Hugh Grogan Hugh Lewis Grogan, Jr. was the first African-American Marietta City Councilmember, served as the president of the Marietta chapter of the NAACP, and spearheaded many efforts to integrate the political, educational, cultural, and social arenas in Cobb County. Learn more about Mr. Grogan's life and work:
Interview, Georgia Room
New Georgia Encyclopedia Entry:
This emerging collection contains books, microfilm, microfiche, and periodicals. Unique resources in the collection include photographs, personal papers and primary source materials of notable individuals and organizations in Cobb County's African American community.
We accept donations of photographs, books, personal papers and other primary source materials that document the African American experience in Cobb County and in Georgia.
For more information please call (770) 528-2333.
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African American Authors of Georgia
The Cobb County Public Library System has compiled a list of African American authors who were born in Georgia or have lived in Georgia for at least five years. The list is printable and links to the library’s holdings by the authors cited.