Pearle McCain Oral History Interview, February 6, 1981

Oral History #OH0068

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Pearle McCain Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    McCain, Pearle
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2.25 hours, 24 pages ,
  • Description

    Included are discussions of work in Peking, Shanghai, and Sungkiang. Commentaries concern educational work, Japanese invasion, personal relationships, travel, local customs, seminary work, and the effect of World War II on China. Also of interest are views of the Communis government, departure from China, college eaching in Japan, and a return visit to Japan and Shanghai in 1980.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Dr. McCain, a native of Arkansas, was educated at Scarritt College, Columbia University, and Union Theological Seminary. She arrived in China in 1929 where she remained until 1942 when World War II forced her to return to the United States. She returned to China in 1946 only to be forced out by the Communist government in 1949. In 1951 Dr. McCain was sent to Japan where she taught for twenty years.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Pearle McCain

    Access Restrictions

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    Copyright Notice

    Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

    Preferred Citation

    Pearle McCain Oral History Interview (#OH0068), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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