Daphne Darnell Delk grew up in Marietta, Georgia. She began high school at Lemon Street and transferred to Marietta High School with Treville Grady. Both Delk and Grady were the first African American students to attend Marietta High School. In 1968 Delk became the first African American student to graduate from Marietta High School. Her aunt, Lettie Williams, worked with Hattie Wilson at the Fort Hill Library in Marietta. The Lemon Street High School buildling became the Hattie G. Wilson Library.
Interview with Daphne D. Delk, 2009-11-07, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
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