Elsie Diamond Smith
Elsie Diamond Smith, born in New Brunswick around 1900, was one of the informants for Margaret Small’s folklore project. An African-American, she had moved to Bangor over fifty years before the interview with Small. She had extensive knowledge of herbal remedies for many ailments.
Date of Birth
New Brunswick, “Pumpkin Seed Tea”, Maine, Margaret Small, Margaret Small, African-American, storyteller
Folklore | Oral History
Smith, Elsie Diamond, "Elsie Diamond Smith" (1899). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 11.