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Anne Ruth De Young graduated from Hope College in 1942. She served as a Reformed Church of America missionary in Amoy, China, and Oman as a nurse. This collection consists of correspondence from De Young and her brother Ed, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets, photographs, and information on the mission fields served by the Reformed Church of America (RCA). The photographs in the collection feature not only De Young, but other RCA missionaries including Jeanette Boersma, Jeanette Veldman, Gladys Kooy, Wells and Beth Thoms, Marge Doorenbos, Paul Harrison, Mary Allison, Elaine Bosch, Harold Storm, Marilyn Tanis, Maurice Heusinkveld, Signe Jung, and the Nykerk family. Additional media includes a movie titled Wells Thoms: Missionary (ca. 1970), The Arabic Mission, 1889-1989 (1989), and digital images of the Bahrain church (2006).


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