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Collection 052 Oral History Interview with Esther Salzman

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Identifier: CN-052
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Esther I. Salzman (1906-1996), a Wheaton College alumna and missionary to China in the 1940s and to the Philippines from 1950 to 1972. Topics discussed include her education at Wheaton College, medical work in China and the Philippines, and Communism in China. The time period covered by the interview is 1906 to 1978.

Esther Salzman was interviewed by Wheaton College student Fred Baker on October 28, 1978 at her home in Kankakee, IL.
Dates: Created: 1978

Collection 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

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Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 124 Papers of Helen Renich

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Identifier: CN 124
Scope and Contents Two oral history interviews with Helen Gignilliat Torrey Renich in which she describes her grandfather, Reuben Archer Torrey, Sr., and her experiences growing up in China as a child of missionaries. Other topics discussed include her experiences at Wheaton College and culture shock. The collection also includes photographs of her family life in China and Chinese nationals, ca. 1920-30s.Helen Renich was interviewed by Robert Shuster on May 15, 1980 in Michigan and on May 17, 1982 at...
Dates: Created: 1920-1982

Collection 169 Oral History Interviews with Harold P. Adolph

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Identifier: CN 169
Scope and Contents Oral History Interview with Harold Paul Adolph, in which he discusses his boyhood in China as the son of missionaries with China Inland Mission, conditions in China, his education at Wheaton College, medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, decision to become a missionary, and his ministry in Ethiopia as a medical missionary in African with Sudan Interior Mission; American missions in Ethiopia; family life on the mission field, and work with the Christian Medical Society. The time...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

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Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church, education...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 263 Oral History Interview with Margaret Carlson

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Identifier: CN 263
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Margaret Johanna (Larson) Carlson in which she describes growing up in Ecuador as the child of missionaries, her education at Westmont and Wheaton Colleges, her nursing experience, and her missionary service with her husband at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Seminary in Hong Kong. Other topics discussed include: the founding of a HCJB radio station by her father, Reuben Larson, and her involvement in Wheaton College's HNGR Program. Individuals described...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 283 Oral History Interviews with Nancy Folkerts

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Identifier: CN 283
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Nancy Wood Folkerts. Topics discussed include her childhood as a pastor's daughter; study at Wheaton College; her marriage; training in London; work as a missionary in British Cameroon (now Republic of Cameroon), especially Bible study and literacy programs for women and 3H clubs for girls; the political and social situation in Cameroon; Cameroon independence; medical problems in Cameroon; the work of her husband, Fred, at the Baptist Teacher Training College and as...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

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Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 290 Oral History Interview with Merle A. Steely

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Identifier: CN 290
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Merle Ashel Steely, who worked as a missionary with Sudan Interior Mission between 1951 and 1977 in Liberia and Nigeria. Topic discussed include: Steely's conversion while in military service, education and employment at Wheaton College (including the 1950 revival there), his missionary work in Liberia at radio station ELWA and with Sudan Interior Mission in Nigeria, teaching in mission and government schools, evangelism and church planting, Billy Graham's 1960...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 392 Oral History Interviews with Dorothy J. Mainhood

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Identifier: CN 392
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Dorothy Jane Mainhood in which she describes her childhood, conversion, spiritual growth, education at Wheaton College, call to be a missionary, and work in Thailand for Overseas Missionary Fellowship. Other topics discussed include Mainhood’s medical training, language study in Thailand, Thai people and culture, regional differences in Thailand, the Buddhist and Muslim communities in Thailand, religious syncretism, church-state relations, characteristics of...
Dates: Created: 1988

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Moody Bible Institute. 2
Sudan Interior Mission. 2
Winsor, Earl. 2
Adolph, Harold Paul. 1
American Leprosy Missions. 1
Armerding, Hudson T. 1
Bechtel, Paul M. 1
Bell, James W. 1
Buck, Pearl S. 1
Carlson, Margaret. 1
Carlson, Robert Dean. 1
Chiang, Kai-shek. 1
China Inland Mission. 1
Christian Medical Society. 1
Christian Nurses Fellowship. 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance 1
Christian and Missionary Alliance. 1
Coptic Church. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
ELWA (Radio station : Monrovia, Liberia) 1
Elliot, Jim, 1927-1956 1
Evangelical Churches of West Africa. 1
Evangelical Fellowship of Thailand. 1
Folkerts, Fred C. 1
Folkerts, Nancy. 1
Gandhi, 1
Graham, Ruth Bell. 1
Green, Frank O. 1
HCJB (Radio station : Quito, Ecuador) 1
Haile Selassie 1
Hawthorne, Gerald F., 1
Howard, David M. 1
Jacoby, Walter S. 1
Jones, Clarence W. 1
Jones, Howard O. 1
Kent Academy (Jos, Nigeria) 1
Kline, Jean R. 1
Larson, Reuben. 1
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LeBar, Mary Evelyn, 1
LeTourneau, Robert Gilmour, 1
Luckman, Cyril E. 1
Lundgren, Ruby Josephine. 1
MAP International (Organization) 1
Mainhood, Dorothy, 1
Mayers, Marvin Keene, 1
McGavran, Donald A. 1
Mixter, Russell Lowell, 1
Moody Bible Institute 1
Narramore Christian Foundation. 1
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1
North American Baptist Conference. 1
Olford, Stephen F. 1
Overseas Missionary Fellowship. 1
Pioneer Girls. 1
Rankin, Dorothy. 1
Redpath, Alan. 1
Renich-Meyers, Jill. 1
Rethy Academy (Rethy, Zaire) 1
Salzman, Esther. 1
Stam, Harry. 1
Steely, Merle A. 1
Steely, Vera Mae. 1
Tenney, Merrill C. (Merrill Chapin), 1904-1985 1
Thiessen, Arthur. 1
Thiessen, Jeannette. 1
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1856-1928 1
Torrey, R. A. (Reuben Archer), 1887-1970 1
Urquhart, Betty A. 1
West Suburban Hospital (Oak Park, Ill.) 1
Winsor, Alice. 1
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