Modjeska Monteith Simkins

Modjeska Monteith Simkins
Modjeska Monteith Simkins poses for an unknown photographer in the 1950s. South Caroliniana Library.

(1899-1992) Modjeska Monteith Simkins was an African American civil rights activist who was the Secretary of the NAACP in South Carolina and helped write the court case for Briggs v. Elliott.