|Scope and content
||Katie Murray, a missionary to China and Taiwan (1922-1959), recounts her experiences on the mission field. Included are descriptions of China and Chinese people, mission schools, Japanese invasion, refugee work, flight from China, conditions after World War II, attitudes toward foreigners, the breakdown of civil and moral authority, and the communist takeover of China. Particular note is made of idolatry, polygamy, ancestor worship, marriage customs, warlords, mountain tribes in Kwangsi Province, and work in Taiwan after expulsion from the continent.
|General note||Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. Interview date: May 23, 1973.|
|Access restriction||No access restrictions.|
||Katie Murray Oral History Interview (#OH0008), Special Collections Department, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
||Joyner- Gift of Katie Murray.
|Biographical note||Katie Murray was a Christian missionary to China and Taiwan.|