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dc.contributor.authorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )en_US
dc.contributor.authorGrable, Jeffrey, B.en_US
dc.contributor.otherGrogan, Hugh Lewis (1937- )en_US
dc.coverage.spatialMarietta, Georgiaen_US
dc.coverage.spatialCobb Countyen_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Hugh Lewis Grogan Jr., 1984-10-23, Cobb County oral history series, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.descriptionHugh Lewis Grogan Jr. was born on January 12, 1937. He graduated from Lemon Street High School in Marietta, Georgia, and studied at St. John's University in New York, New York, and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Grogan was the first African American council member to be elected in Marietta, serving from 1978 to 1982. He held leadership positions in a number of organizations, including the Southern Leadership Conference, Residents Working for Georgia, Inc., and the Fort Hill Tenant Association. He was also a board member of the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Arts and Cobb Housing, Inc. Grogan also served as the president of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP in 1976 and 1978. Hugh Grogan died on July 28, 2009. He had three children: Hugh Lewis Grogan III, Reece Grogan, and Lorianne Smith-Robinson.en_US
dc.description.abstractHugh Lewis Grogan Jr. was the first African American council member for the city of Marietta, Georgia, serving from 1978-1982, as well as president of the Cobb County Branch of the NAACP for two terms, 1976 and 1978.en_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.subjectGrogan, Hugh Lewis (1937- )en_US
dc.subjectMarietta (Ga.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-.en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectCity council members -- Georgia -- Marietta.en_US
dc.subjectUrban renewal -- Georgia -- Marietta.en_US
dc.subjectUrban schools -- Georgia -- Marietta -- Quality.en_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Hugh Lewis Grogan Jr.en_US
dc.typeMoving imageen_US
dc.rights.holderKennesaw State Universityen_US

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    The Cobb County Oral History Series was conducted by Thomas Scott, Professor of History at Kennesaw State University, and others, of prominent citizens of Cobb County, Georgia. The series was started in 1978 and interviews are still being conducted. The interviewees were people of various backgrounds from Cobb, Cherokee, Paulding, Bartow, Gordon, and Fulton counties.

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