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Oral history interview with Li Hongwen, 1964

Creator: Li, Hongwen, 1880-1968
Project: Academia Sinica oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 23 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Li Hongwen was born in Shanxi. Li studied abroad in Japan and after he came back, he had a long political career in Shanxi after 1913. In 1931, he went to Nanjing as Yan Xishan's representative to negotiate a reconciliation with the Central government. He was appointed by Kong Xiangxi (Kung, H. H.) as the Director of Wuhan Customs. Li served as a member of the People's Political Council in Chongqing in 1937.

Scope and Contents

In this interview, Li discusses his life and his political career during the Republican China period.


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