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Early Life: family background; education; accepted as missionary by Methodist Board of Missions, 1924.
China Experiences: language school in Nanking, 1926-1927; initial impressions of China; tensions caused by the indigenization process; the fall of Nanking to the Nationalists, 1927; accepts position at Hwei Wen High School in Nanking, 1928; purpose and evaluation of Christian education in China, 1920s and 1930s; response to Chiang Kai-shek; response to extraterritoriality; trip to West China, 1937; experiences with Japanese in Chungking; discussions among Methodist leaders remaining in China after 1949; living in and exit from the People's Republic of China; lessons learned from the China experience; differences between Nationalist and Communist soldiers; the future of mission work in the People's Republic of China.
Midwest China Center
missionary, Methodist Board of Missions, Nanking, indigenization, Nationalists, Hwei Wen High School, Christian, Chiang Kai-shek, extraterritoriality, West China, Japanese, Chungking, People's Republic of China, Communist
Ward, Katherine Boeye, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1977). China Oral Histories. 74.