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Research Roundtable | Modjeska Simkins

Presented by Historic Columbia at Seibels House & Garden, Columbia SC

Feb 26 2019
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

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Tickets are free for members and $5 for non-members.

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Seibels House & Garden

1601 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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