Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers, 1909-1992

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Title:Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers, 1909-1992
Date:1909-1992
Description:

Activist Modjeska Simkins of Columbia, S.C. served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941-1957; as Campaign Director for the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital, 1944-1950; as Public Relations Director for the Richland County Citizens Committee, 1956-1988; and as President of the Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1972-1974. She also helped found, in 1921, the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia. As a voice of African-American leadership in the South, Simkins was a political force. Her papers are held by the University of South Carolina Libraries' South Carolina Political Collections, and consist of 6.25 linear feet of material.

Types:texts | Text | StillImage
Subjects:Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 | Civil rights--South Carolina | Good Samaritan Waverly Hospital (Columbia, S.C.) | Southern Conference Educational Fund | Richland County Citizens' Committee (Richland County, S.C.) | American Civil Liberties Union | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:University of South Carolina. South Carolina Political Collections
Persistent Link to Item:http://library.sc.edu/p/Collections/Digital/Browse/Simkinspapers