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Early Life: family background; education; accepted as missionary by Methodist Board of Foreign Missions.
China Experiences; trip to China, 1948; assigned to Fukien Christian University in Foochow as English teacher; first impression and description of missionary compound; relationship with household staff; health problems and health care; description of geographical location of university; discussion of language and language training; six-week student strike at university; memories of inflation; extra-curricular activities; trip to and description of the resort at Kuliang; problems faced by missionary parents; the influence of single women missionaries; anti-foreign sentiment; response to order to leave China, 1949; return trip to America.
Midwest China Center
missionary, Methodist, Fukien Christian University, Foochow, English teacher, health, language, student strike, Kuliang, single women, order to leave China
Macinnis, Helen, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1979). China Oral Histories. 55.