Helen G. Moore Oral History Interview, June 9, 1977

Oral History #OH0045

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Helen G. Moore Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Moore, Helen G.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2.5 hours, 55 pages ,
  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Helen G. Moore was a native of Albany, New York born in 1903. As a missionary for the Methodist Episcopal Church, she travelled to Japan in 1931 to teach at the Kwassui Girls School in Nagasaki. After four years she returned to New York, where she taught school for two years. Moore then 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.

  • Related Collections
     

    Helen G. Moore Papers (#1239), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Helen G. Moore

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    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

    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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