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Early Life: childhood memories of life in Shekow; contacts with Chinese as a child; experiences during political unrest of 1927; living adjustments associated with boarding school at American School-Kikungshan (ASK); various pranks committed at ASK, 1927; evacuation of Ask due to political and military disturbances; students and staff of ASK compared to those of Shanghai American School; father's work and the respect held for him by co-workers; adjustments made to life in America; values learned as a child in China; response to People's Republic of China; memories of Anna Lee Wold; collecting war souvenirs on Kikungshan; death and funeral of father; death of brother and subsequent trip to Shanghai.
Midwest China Center
childhood, Shekow, Chinese, boarding school, American School-Kikungshan, ASK, evacuation, Shanghai American School, father, America, People's Republic of China, Anna Lee Wold, death, Shanghai
Wold, Waldo, "Midwest China Oral History Interviews" (1978). China Oral Histories. 70.