Traditional medicine -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The Elmer Lewis Smith Papers, 20th century, consist of six folders of notes and drafts, compiled and written by Elmer Lewis Smith, on folk superstitions, ghosts, conjuring, powwowing, folk healing, and holiday superstitions in the Shenandoah Valley.
Research materials and topical files pertaining to Shenandoah Valley folk culture including recipes, cures for ailments, folklore stories, and other traditions gathered and documented by John G. Stewart and Elmer Smith, former professors at Madison College (James Madison University).
Rockingham County Moonshine Oral Histories, 2009-2010, is comprised of recorded interviews with five individuals who discuss moonshining in the Shenandoah Valley.