64552 "studies in Stewardship" and "A Man and His Money"
6488 Hester Hartzell Withey, Boston, Massachusetts March 21, 1913, at the Quiongua Mission Station of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Angola, Africa
Died: August 31, 2010
Parents: Herbert "Bertie" Cookman Withey and Ruth (Bassett) Withey, missionaries to Angola with the Methodist Episcopal Church; father did translation work
Siblings: Sister (18 months younger), brother (five years younger)
Raised in: Angola, California, and Cape Town, South Africa
1929?-1933 University of Cape Town, BA in English and French
1936-1939 Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, Graduate nursing program
1940? Women and Children's Hospital, Chicago. State registration in South Africa and Illinois (registration lapsed while in China)
1940 Applied to WEC mission board and was accepted
1946 Began WEC headquarters training
1947-1948 Operated a rural medical clinic in Kangding [formerly Kangting] in western China near Tibetan border
1948-1950 Established dispensary in Kantse
1950 Returned to Kangding after communist army arrived in Kantse
1951 WEC team escorted out of China
1951 Waited in Hong Kong for visa to India
1951-1956/7 Assigned to India near Nepal border
1956/7-1977 Worked in Darjeeling area; worked with Tibetans and Nepali church women; began conference ministry with speakers from G.W. North's group in England, and ran "fellowship house"
1976-1978 Reassigned to Lucknow, India; helped in various projects for Bethel, and some work on chorus book for Darjeeling
1978-1982 Assigned to Delhi; continued conference ministry with speakers and ran a "fellowship house"
1982 Left India to retire from field service, ca. 1983
1984-? Retired status, but taught course at WEC headquarters in Ft. Washington, Pennsylvania
1985 Traveled to Tibet
90207 The wireless room of the steamship. Mauretania the fastest steamship in the world
Mauretania: Mauretania, transatlantic passenger liner of the Cunard Line, called the “Grand Old Lady of the Atlantic.” It was launched in 1906 and made its maiden voyage in 1907; thereafter, it held the Atlantic Blue Riband for speed until 1929, challenged only by its sister ship, the Lusitania.
H8885 "Phossy Jaw"
Phossy jaw, formally phosphorus necrosis of the jaw, is an occupational disease of those who work with white phosphorus, also known as yellow phosphorus, without proper safeguards. It was most commonly seen in workers in the match-stick industry in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
H8886 O. D. 2
Results of Lead-poisoning
Double wrist drop