Member of the Week: Jessica Elfenbein

Jessica Elfenbein Professor of History University of South Carolina Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  I’m working on a community study of a now-disappeared place called Ferguson, SC. In the decades following Reconstruction, Chicago lumbermen Benjamin F. Ferguson (1840-1905) and Francis Beidler (1854-1924) made their way to South Carolina, acquired–at bargain […]

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