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Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Scruggs, Ed, (Edward Goodwin), 1929-2009
Ed Scruggs papers
0.5 linear ft.
Ed Scruggs (1929-2009) was a gay and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia, who was active in the coalition to change the Georgia state flag. The papers are comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, comemorative materials from president Bill Clinton and information pertaining to the campaign to get the 1994 Olympics out of Cobb County.
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The papers are comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, commemorative materials from President Bill Clinton and information pertaining to the 1994 campaign to get the Olympics out of Cobb County. The materials reflect Scruggs' involvement with gay rights activism in Atlanta.
Biography of Ed Scruggs
Ed Scruggs (1929-2009) was a gay and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia, who was active in the coalition to change the Georgia state flag. He graduated from Buford High School in 1948 and attended Emory University before serving in the US. Army during the Koeran War. Scruggs was also a retired violinist with the Atlanta Symphony and he was a member of the LGBT Veterans Organization, American Veterans for Equal Rights.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Gay pride parades--Georgia
Gay rights movement--Georgia--Cobb County
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[item], [folder title], Ed Scruggs Papers, W113, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Donated by Floyd Taylor, executor for Ed Scruggs, January 1, 2013.