China- Description and travel
Church of the Brethren Missions
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Missions and World Christianity
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AbstractThis compiled manuscript details work by Church of the Brethren missionaries and relief workers in China from 1918 to 1951. Missionaries and relief workers include Ernest M. Wampler, nurse Elizabeth Baker Wampler, Dr. Frederick Jacob Wampler, Rebecca Skeggs Wampler, Nettie Mabelle Senger, and Howard E. Sollenberger. Work chronicled here includes relief in a 1918 bubonic plague outbreak in the Shanxi province, care in the 1920 – 1921 Great Famine in Northern China, work with Chinese road builders, missionary Nettie Mabelle Senger’s wool cooperative, several of Howard Sollenberger’s projects, relief during the Sino-Japanese War, the 1942-43 Henan relief effort, and postwar Plowboy and Heifer relief programs. The manuscript is illustrated, including extensive photographs.