Laura Herriott Interview, April 2017
Ameris, Quentin (Interviewer);Leibee, Brooks (Interviewer)
An interview with Laura Herriott at her bed and breakfast on Sandy Island, Wilma's cottage. She is interviewed by Quentin Ameris, Eric Crawford, and Brooks Liebee. She discusses her and her children's schooling. Her cottage bed and breakfast, Wilma's Cottage, attracts visitors from all over the nation to see Sandy Island, and sometimes they stay on the island and sometimes they just come to go on a tour and eat. She discusses the dishes that she cooks, including string beans, rice, chicken, and more regional dishes. The interviewees and interviewers talk through the various fundraisers the island does, as well as the business outlets she has at farmers' markets for her cooking.
Gullahs--South Carolina--Sandy Island--Interviews;Gullahs--South Carolina--Folklore;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Economic conditions;Georgetown County (S.C.)--Race relations;Sandy Island (S.C.)--History;Sandy Island (S.C.)--Social life and customs;Fund raising;Herriott, Laura;Sandy Island (S.C.)
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Herriott, Laura and The Athenaeum Press, "Laura Herriott Interview, April 2017" (2017). At Low Tide Oral Histories. 18.