(SNP081) Robert Layman interviewed by Diane and Eugene Wilhelm

Title

(SNP081) Robert Layman interviewed by Diane and Eugene Wilhelm

Authors

Robert Layman

Files

Interviewee

Layman, Robert

Identifier

SNP081

Format

1 audio file (running time: 0:31:54)

Interview Number

SNP-81

Date of Interview

8-18-1978

Description

Records part of an interview with Robert Layman, who lived in the Blue Ridge mountains near Nelson County, Virginia. Describes daily life in the mountains, traditional farming methods, local Native American groups and the business of moonshine. The comments of Mr. Layman's niece, Hazel Louise Seaman, of Montebello, Va., are interspersed throughout the interview.

There is no transcript for this interview; interview consists of audio only.

Rights

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Personal Names

Layman, Robert, Interviews; Seaman, Hazel Louise, 1905-1988, Interviews

Family Names

Layman family; Seaman family

Subjects

Mountain people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Social life and customs; Mountain life -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) – History; Mountain people -- Virginia -- Shenandoah National Park -- Social life and customs; Rural poor – Virginia; Country life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Food habits -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Traditional medicine -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.); Land use -- Government policy -- United States; Distilling, Illicit – Virginia; Traditional farming -- Virginia – History; Indians of North America -- Virginia -- Nelson County – History.

Place Names

Montebello (Va.) – History; Nelson County (Va.) – History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.

Interviewer

Wilhelm, Diane Zior; Wilhelm, Eugene J., Jr.

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SdArch SNP

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