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Early Life: family background; education; called by Mission Board of Augustana Lutheran Church.
China Experiences: language school in Peking; nursing duties in Loyang, Honan; effects of the revival movement of the early 1930s; life as a nurse and a nursing instructor; medical personnel of hospital in Loyang; effects of Japanese war on the hospital; journey out of China, 1939; evacuation of the hospital to Chungking due to Japanese advance, 1944; duties in Chungking; Communist takeover of Loyang; working with beggars in Kunming; role of the single woman missionary.
Midwest China Center
language school, nurse, nursing, Loyang, Honan, hospital, Japanese advance, Communist, single woman missionary
Erling, Astrid, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1978). China Oral Histories. 33.