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Early Background: education; called by Episcopalian Church to Teach English at Boone College, Wuchang, 1934.
China Experiences: description of students, faculty at Boone College; memories of Anna Louise Strong and Agnes Smedley; participates in relief mission to Eighth Route Army organized by Agnes Smedley, 1938; works with hospital in Liaohsien; activities in Chungking and Chengtu with INDUSCO, the China Defense League, and the U.S. Information Service (USIS); opens USIS office in Hankow, 1945; experiences with USIS in post-war China; trip to China, 1975; response to missionaries and missionary movement; racial prejudice in China; response to American diplomacy in China; the National Peasant Movement Institute in Canton; memories of Feng Yu-hsiang.
Midwest China Center
Boone College, Anna Louise Strong, Agnes Smedley, Eighth Route Army, hospital in Liaohsien, INDUSCO, China Defense League, U.S. Information Service, USIS, missionary, racial prejudice, American diplomacy, National Peasant Movement, Feng Yu-hsiang
Foster, John, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1977). China Oral Histories. 29.