The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers
- [Laboratory building of the Yellow Fever Laboratory, 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. Laboratory bldg (left) from rear."
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- 1 (59,809 Bytes)
- 1933-01-20 (January 20, 1933)
- Sawyer, Wilbur A.
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- Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
- Public Health
- Yellow Fever
- Exhibit Category:
- The Yellow Fever Laboratory: Rockefeller Foundation, 1928-1937
- Box Number: 12
- Folder Number: 4
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- Document Type:
- Photographic prints
- Physical Condition:
- Series: Photographs and Motion Pictures, -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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