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The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers

[Directors and commissioners of the Board for the Investigation and Control of Influenza and Other Epidemic Diseases in the Army]
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Disease control was a major concern during World War II, and Sawyer, as Director of the Rockefeller Foundation International Health Division, was one of many public health experts recruited to help with assessment and planning.
Front row, left to right: Brig. Gen. James S. Simmons, O.H. Perry Pepper, Andrew J. Warren, Earnest W. Goodpasture, Francis G. Blake, Oswald T. Avery, Kenneth M. Maxcy, Alphonse R. Dochez, and Lt. Col. Stanhope Bayne-Jones.
Back row, left to right: John R. Paul, Perrin H. Long, Colin M. MacLeod, Thomas Francis, Jr., Wilbur A. Sawyer, Joseph Stokes, Oswald H. Robertson, M H. Dawson.
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1 (348,731 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
12-13 May 1942
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Public Health
Military Hygiene
Exhibit Categories:
Controlling Disease during World War II, 1939-1944
Biographical Information
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Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 7
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Document Type:
Photographic prints
Physical Condition:
Series: Photographs and Motion Pictures, [1879]-1951
SubSeries: Loose pages and individual photographs, [1879]-1945
Folder: W.A.S. in lab at Pasteur Institute (1912); Japan (1913); Panama canal zone (1937); typhoid epidemic team, California (1914); International Sanitary Convention signing ceremony (1945); Board for investigation and control of influenza in the army (1942), 1913-1945
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