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The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers

[Wilbur A. Sawyer's cottage while visiting the Yellow Fever Laboratory in 1926-1927 in Lagos, Nigeria]
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As Director of Laboratories at the Rockefeller Foundation's International Health Division, Dr. Sawyer served as a delegate to various international health conferences. Returning from a conference on yellow fever in Cape Town in November 1932, he passed through the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to talk with officials there about yellow fever surveys. He then spent several days visiting staff at the RF yellow fever laboratory in Nigeria. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Jan 20, 1933. Lagos, Nigeria. Cottage in which W.A.S, stayed in 1926-27."
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1933-01-20 (January 20, 1933)
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Public Health
Yellow Fever
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The Yellow Fever Laboratory: Rockefeller Foundation, 1928-1937
Box Number: 12
Folder Number: 4
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Photographic prints
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Series: Photographs and Motion Pictures, [1879]-1951
SubSeries: Albums, 1913-1951
Folder: Personal: Waterford, Ca.; Hastings-on-Hudson house; Professional: Rockefeller Foundation offices and laboratories; Rockefeller Center; African "Gold Coast"; French Equatorial Africa and Belgian Congo yellow fever laboratories (Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo [Zaire]); Zimbabwe; Rhodesia (quarantine camps for miners, malaria control ditches, mosquito capture squads); South Africa (Cape Town, Pretoria); Nigeria; Morocco (Algiers); Azores; Holland; Germany; Italy; China (anti-malaria billboard), 1930-1937
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