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Shanghai College

Water carrier on campus. Two buckets for one dan, from College artesian well. The water carriers sing a minor-key, rhythmic song (chant) to help shift the weight at proper time. Harold's year in China was partly occupied by his duties as a visiting professor of Sociology at Shanghai College. He taught classes through the winter in unheated classrooms, wearing his overcoat. The college received support from Brown University, Harold's home institution. His family lived in a faculty house with another couple. We don't have a picture of the house, but it was built of brick and stone, similar in style to the other college buildings.