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Early Life: education; accepted as missionary by Methodist Board of Foreign Missions; training received prior to journey to China.
China Experiences: arrives in Foochow, Fukien, fall, 1924; accepts position as history and English teacher in Foochow senior middle school of the Anglo-Chinese College (ACC); general impressions of civil unrest while at ACC; life as a missionary and mother at the Yenping mission; health care at the mission; reasons family left China, 1938; political unrest among students Fukien Christian University and anti-American sentiment; scene of departure from university, December 1950; future of mission work.
Midwest China Center
missionary, Methodist Board of Foreign Missions, Foochow, Fukien, teacher, middle school, Anglo-Chinese College, ACC, Yenping, mission, Fukien Christian University
Overholt, Olive, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1980). China Oral Histories. 46.