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Early Life: family background; education; physical director at St. Paul, MN, YMCA; accepts position with Turkish YMCA; accepts position as physical director of the Shanghai YMCA for foreigners, 1927.
China Experiences: breaking down racial barriers at the YMCA; honorary advisor of Chinese Olympic Team, 1932; the question of Manchukuo and the Far Eastern Olympic Games, 1934; facilitating international athletic events at Shanghai YMCA, early 1930s; description of YMCA facilities, courses, staff, organized sports, religious and social activities; relationship with personal servants; living arrangements; memories of John R. Mott; the international Shanghai Rotary Club; observations of International Settlement in Shanghai; comparisons between work in Turkey and China.
Midwest China Center
YMCA, Turkish, Shanghai, racial barriers, Chinese Olympic Team, Manchukuo, Far Eastern Olympic Games, athletic, John R. Mott, Rotary Club, International Settlement, Turkey
Tobin, Chester, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1978). China Oral Histories. 77.