Quentin Gregory oral history interview
Date: Mar. 22 1972 |
Quentin Gregory, of Halifax, North Carolina, was a tobacconist in China from 1905 to 1920. He was general inspector for all sales in China for the British-American Tobacco Company. He tells of tobacco operations in China during his stay; Chinese attitudes toward American, British, and German businessmen; missionary reactions to businessmen; aftermath of the Boxer Rebellion; the revolution in 1912; travel in China; horse racing; railroads; and a visit to an opium den. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. more...