Wen Lin Wang (class of 1921) and Shih Ching (class of 1921) are both from Peking, China. Walter David Owl was a Cherokee Indian born in North Carolina. He graduated from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in 1915 and from Springfield College in 1918. After graduation, he spent some time working for the YMCA and teaching at the Haskell Institute (Lawrence, Kansas). In 1927, he received his Bachelor of Divinity from Colgate-Rochester Seminary. Owl spent the majority of his subsequent career ministering to the Iroquis Indians of the Cattaraugus Reservation in New York. He was the 1932 recipient of the American Indian Council Fire's Golden Arrow Award for notable contributions to the improvement of American Indian Life. He spent the summer of 1956 as president of the National Fellowship of Indian Workers, representing Protestant ministers and lay leaders serving Indian American throughout the nation.
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.