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Sepia Prints

Memoirs of a Missionary in India

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This edition was published in by Kindred Press in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, . Hillsboro, KS, USA.

Written in English

195 pages

Sepia Prints is a glimpse at the last days of the British Raj in India and the first days of Independence through the eyes of a missionary who lived and worked among the Telugus of South Central India during this period. The materials used are primarily from personal reflections and experiences. The illustrations were drawn by family members or taken from family albums.
~ from the Acknowledgements

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Memoirs of a Missionary in India

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Sepia Prints is a glimpse at the last days of the British Raj in India and the first days of Independence through the eyes of a missionary who lived and worked among the Telugus of South Central India during this period. The materials used are primarily from personal reflections and experiences. The illustrations were drawn by family members or taken from family albums.
~ from the Acknowledgements

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Sepia Prints

Memoirs of a Missionary in India

This edition was published in by Kindred Press in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, . Hillsboro, KS, USA.


Table of Contents

Father Bergthold v
Acknowledgements xi
Preface xiii
Early Missionaries xvii
Book I: 1903–1921 1
Grandparents Mandtler and Bergthold 2
Mother Katharina 3
Mother and Father in America 5
Map of India 6
Language Study 9
Falaknuma Palace 10
Halisika Stamps, Currency 11
Mother's Death 12
Pioneering Nagarkurnool Mission 14
Dress Codes 15
House Help and Workers 17
Nagarkurnool 18
Touring 24
Travel to Russia, America and Back 27
Ootacamund 28
Coonoor Boarding School 29
Mother Anna's Death 32
Hook Festival and Jaggernaut Wagon Pictures 36
Tiger Story 37
Papa's Early Photographs 38
First Car in Mission 39
Book II: 1921-1936 41
Journey to America 42
Parents Depart for India 44
Courtship 46
Graduation 1925, 1926 47
Letters, Snaps 48
Marriage to John 50
Travel to India 53
New Missionaries 54
Caricatures, Language Mistakes 56
F.A. Janzen's Death by Poisoning 58
Wanaparty 59
Esther's Birth 61
John's Birth 63
Devarakonda 65
Kalvakurty 66
Travel to North India 68
Viola Ruth's Birth 70
Home Cures 71
Sketches 72
Irene's Birth 75
Recollections of Four Oldest Children 76
Travel to America 78
Book III: 1936-1961 81
Return to India 81
Mahbubnagar 82
The Bungalow 84
Twin's Birth 88
Untouchables 89
Abraham 92
Ankamma 93
Train Recollections 94
"Mugus" 96
Kodaikanal 98
Mission Conference 100
Marilyn's Birth 101
Mission Press 103
Parent's Retirement 105
Return to America: 1946 106
Minnesota, Kansas 108
Parents Wiebe and Bergthold's Deaths 112
Return to India: 1951 114
John's Diary Travelogue 115
Touring 118
Visitors 119
Kodaikanal Social Life 120
Jadcherla: Legal Proceedings 122
Parvathi 123
Mahbubnagar School, Teachers 124
Letters 126
Money Problems 129
Cyclone 130
Train Crash 131
Lombardis 133
Church Dedication 137
Radio Work 138
Farewell to India 140
Book IV: 1961-1970 145
Return to India 146
Ramapatnam 147
A Missionary Colleague 148
Dispensary 150
Venkamma 152
John's Death 154
Short Leave in America, Return to India 156
Snake Charmers 158
Solomon Raju 159
Baby Day 160
"One Day" 162
Farewell Address 166
Farewell to India 167
Epilogue 171

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1990

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
266/.97/092, B
Library of Congress
BV3269.W468 A3 1990

Contributors

Co-Author
Marilyn Wiebe Dodge

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1642031M
Internet Archive
SepiaPrintsOCRopt
ISBN 10
0921788037
LC Control Number
91196182
OCLC/WorldCat
22219130
Library Thing
6905103
Goodreads
4251014

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