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Research Roundtable | Modjeska Simkins
Modjeska Monteith Simkins: An Advocate for the people
Modjeska Monteith Simkins was born in Columbia, S.C. on December 5, 1899, into a society that legally dispossessed women and people of color of their civil liberties.
Over the course of her 92 years, she displayed a courage and perseverance that many argue was unmatched. Join Katharine Allen, research and archives manager, for a presentation on how Historic Columbia plans to honor her life and legacy. Discussion will focus on how primary sources from the Jim Crow period shed light on the
Tickets are free for members and $5 for non-members.
1601 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201