Simkins, Modjeska Monteith

December 5, 1899–April 9, 1992


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  • Title Simkins, Modjeska Monteith
  • Coverage December 5, 1899–April 9, 1992
  • Author
  • Keywords Educator, civil rights organizer, community activist, He demonstrated his own commitment by patronizing the city’s black establishments and acting as one of the earliest depositors at Victory Savings Bank, the state’s first black-owned bank, educated at Benedict College in Columbia, accepted a position with the South Carolina Tuberculosis Association as director of the Negro Program from 1931 to 1942, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Briggs v. Elliott, Victory Savings Bank as public relations director
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date April 13, 2021
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update November 2, 2016
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