Melfa, VA

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Wanda Guy Chesapeake Bay Watermen

Wanda Guy, born Wanda Smith Lilliston, a native of Deep Creek, Virginia, is the daughter of a waterman (George F. Smith) and was formerly married to Gus Lilliston, also a waterman. Her life story is deeply intertwined with the watermen culture of Eastern Shore, Virginia, a lineage that traces back to her father's dedication to the seafood industry. She grew up in the Deep Creek area on the Eastern Shore of Virginia (near OnancockHer upbringing was marked by the rhythms of her father's work on the water, which left an indelible impression on her life and values.

Paul Ewell Melfa, VA Virginia Wesleyan University