[Obituary: James Edward McEldowney, 1907-2005]

The Gateway to India - Children's Stories
by James E. McEldowney
[Title] [Introduction] [Glossary] [Chicken Feathers] [Grandfathers] [Teacher] [Go West!] [To India] [Kashmir I] [In Tents] [Old Fort] [Near Tibet] [Ruth's Rat] [Sea Voyage] [Bachelor Days] [Dinosaur bone] [Ship Journey] [Elephant] [Frogs & Chicks] [Jungles] [Gandhi] [Christmas] [Lost] [Rhine] [Game Preserve] [Snakes] [Camping] [Prodigal] [Festival] [Easter] [Kashmir2] [Scary?] [School Party] [Barbara Tells] [Kent Schulz and Christy Conard] [World since 1907]
Title & Comments The Title page and Author's Comments
Introduction Backgound
Glossary Pronunciation guide
Feathers Are For Chickens.
South Dakota, 1911.
At 4 years old, I fell into a bucket of chicken feathers
Grandfathers The Story of my father
Teacher - Teacher My teaching years at Kensett
Go West, Young Man, Go West!
Summer 1930.
Wilbur and I go west to work in a lumber camp and climb Mount Hood.
India, Here We Come Arriving in India at Hyderabad; Betty is born
Kashmir - a Fairy Land.
India, 1941
Going to Kashmir, houseboat
Living in Tents. Emersons and us at Palgham; Ruth and Betty in tent
Golconda, A Famous Fort (1938) Seeing the old fort where the Kohinoor diamond was found
On the Border Of Tibet. Summer at Darjeeling; Mt. Everest from Tiger Hill
Ruth's Rat. Rat in Ruth's bed
Alone At Sea In Wartime. Going out to India during the war
Bachelor Days. Stanley Thoburn and I and Bishop Pickett
A Dinosaur Bone. Stanley and I find a dinosaur bone
The Mercy Ship Gripsholm. Ruth quickly packs and with the children journeys by boat back to India
Barbara's Birthday Elephant.
Jabalpur, 1947
Barbara's Third Birthday
Little Frogs and Baby Chicks.India, 1948 Kings and I go to get Hawa Bagh bus; Philip pushes the bus
In the Jungles of Jagdalpur. Our trip to Jagdalpur; I photograph wild animals
My Visit with Mahatma Gandhi. My visit to see Gandhi
Christmas Comes To India. How we celebrated Christmas on Leonard Campus
Lost In London, 1949 Family in London, to Kew Gardens
Up the Rhine. Going to Heidelberg, Germany to see brother Morris and family
In a National Game Preserve. The children ride on the car and also on the elephant
Snakes And More Snakes. My bout with cobras
Hiking and Camping In The Himalayas. Four families spend a holiday at Deosari
The Prodigal Returns. Making the "Prodigal" film
Betty Ann and I Go To A Hindu Festival. Betty and I go to a mela at Tiwari Ghat
Village Christians Celebrate Easter. I see masses of Christians celebrating Easter
A Kashmir Holiday. Our trip to Kashmir with the Whites; Betty as a Greek goddess
Was It Scary?. Earthquakes, leprosy, amoeba, a lighted match
The School Party. Betty's last trip up from Jabalpur
Barbara Tells Of India. Barbara recalls growing up in India
In Memory Of Kent Schulz and Christy Conard. Finding meaning in life
My World Since 1907. Things I have experienced since 1907

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