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Early Life: education; involvement in the Student Volunteer Movement; called by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Mission.
China Experiences: perceptions of differences between American and Chinese ways of life; political situation in China, late 1920s; eyewitness observations of Sun Yat-sen's funeral journey to station in Fukien; adjustments to living in China; experiences with bandits and anti-foreign sentiment; adjustments to living in America upon return from China; medical problems faced in China; works to save American Board hospital in Fenchow from bankruptcy and failure, 1933; personal philosophy regarding helping people with foreign aid; reactions and experiences during Japanese occupation in China during the 1930s; a philosophy for the relationship between America and China; lessons learned from China experience; efforts to halt American sale of scrap iron to Japan; how became involved in national politics.
Midwest China Center
Student Volunteer Movement, American Board of Commissioners, Foreign Mission, ways of life, Sun Yat-sen, Fukien, bandits, anti-foreign, hospital, Fenchow, foreign aid, Japanese
Judd, Walter, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1978). China Oral Histories. 60.