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The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers

Title:
[Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia from the top of the British mine]
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Description:
In the summer of 1919, Sawyer and his family moved to Brisbane, Australia, to head the Rockefeller Foundation's new hookworm control campaign there. Early in 1920 he spent several months visiting the campaign's regional sites and surveying other possible sites. Mining towns such as Broken Hill in western New South Wales were considered, because miners in other countries often suffered from hookworm. (This was not the case in Australia, as the mines were located in areas with low rainfall and dry soil.)
Number of Image Pages:
1 (66,728 Bytes)
Date:
1920-03-26 (March 26, 1920)
Creator:
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Hookworm Infections
Public Health
Australia
Exhibit Category:
From Hookworm to Yellow Fever: Rockefeller Foundation, 1919-1927
Box Number: 4
Folder Number: 13
Unique Identifier:
LWBBCX
Document Type:
Photographic prints
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Photographs and Motion Pictures, [1879]-1951
SubSeries: Albums, 1913-1951
Folder: Australia: hookworm campaign colleagues, children, other tourist photos; China: Great Wall, Peking, 1919-1921
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-07-24
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