Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Caroline Service: State Dept. Duty in China, The McCarthy Era, and After 1933-1977

Interviewee(s):
Service, Caroline
Interviewer(s):
Levenson, Rosemary
Title:
Caroline Service: State Dept. Duty in China, The McCarthy Era, and After 1933-1977
Abstract:
CAROLINE SCHULZ SERVICE (1909-) recalls her upbringing as the daughter of an Army officer; Oberlin College, meeting John Service, marriage in 1933; life in Kunming and Peking; the Marco Polo incident, Shanghai; evacuation from China, 1940; wartime separation; Amerasia case; accusation of communism, and family life while dismissal was fought; reinstatement, early retirement, and return to Berkeley; private meeting with Chou En-lai, 1971, and 1975 China visit. Excerpts from a 30-year correspondence with Lispenard Green.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1976
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11246745
Rights:
Service, Caroline. "Caroline Service: State Dept. Duty in China, The McCarthy Era, and After 1933-1977." Interview by Rosemary Levenson in 1976. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1979.