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Democratic political poster of the 1930s. Text reads "Prohibition Failed! Please do something about it. It is your chance - Vote the Straight Democratic Ticket"
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her parents and mentions that her salary does not seem to be in danger (unlike those of the Methodists and various other groups) and she continues to live quite comfortably. She gives a general idea of economic circumstances.
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her parents announcing that, due to an inability to find a Chinese dean for the women's college, she will be forced to step in for at least a year as acting dean. She also gives an update on relations between the University and the women's college.
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her parents describing the equality of male and female faculty at the college, and the difference in the burdens that they shoulder outside of work.
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her mother summarizing recent political turmoil. A certain freshman's father was Chief Secretary of Chang Tso-lin, Dictator since June 1927. The faculty could always tell when there was national trouble coming because he would pull her out of school and send her back when things are…
Decade: 1920s
 
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MBS considers options for her future, and whether there will be a place for the foreigner in mission education in China in the new future. She does not doubt that there is a place for her in administration (possibly even as the next Dean of the Women's College, which she feels ambivalent about), but…
Decade: 1920s