|Title:||Helen G. Moore Oral History Interview|
Lennon, Donald R.
Moore, Helen G.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2.5 hours, 55 pages .|
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Helen G. Moore Oral History Interview (#OH0045), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Miss Moore is a native of Albany, New York. She was sent to Japan in 1931 where she taught at Kwassui Girls School at Nagasaki. After four years she returned to New York, where she taught school for two years. Miss Moore returned to Japan in 1937 and remained there until evacuated to the Philippines in March 1940. During the Japanese occupation of the Philippines she was interned and for 72 days she was imprisoned at Santiago Prison in Manila. In 1945 she was liberated and returned to the U.S. She once more returned to Nagasaki in 1947 where she resumed her missionary work for the Methodist Church.
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