Mildred Test Young
Early Life: family background; education; called by the Board of Missions of the Methodist Church, 1920.
China Experiences: description of and trip to station at Yung Chun, Fukien; learning Chinese language and customs at Yung Chun; teaching at the boys' school for one year; description of various mission activities in Yung Chun area; organizes school for girls; description of school's faculty and students; description of a Chinese feast; the death of a student; general description of vacations taken in China; response to Communists and example of "difficulties" they caused; experience with bandits in Yung Chun; awareness of some of China's most important leaders of the 1920s; women's rights; brief description of extended family; experience travelling with Bible women and requirements of Chinese for membership in Methodist Church; examples of the problems created by the introduction of new social customs in China; life as a member of the Christian community; dealing with servants; the Epworth League and the Peace Society; memories of street preaching; description of some Chinese social customs; response of Yung Chun students to student demonstrations during the 1920s; general description of Christian schools in Yung Chun; the Chinese diet and use of human waste; left China, 1926.
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