Evelyn Gragg was born in Acworth, Georgia, and was raised by her grandmother, Melissa Holmes, from the age of 2. Her father was a trustee for the Rosenwald School in Acworth. She attended a Masonic Hall school in Acworth and Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta. Mrs. Gragg left school to work in domestic service. She attends Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Acworth, where she worked as a secretary for 20 years. Mrs. Gragg is one of Acworth's longest continuous residents.
Interview with Evelyn Gragg transcript, 2009-10-07, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights oral history series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
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