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The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers

[Group photo after Wilbur A. Sawyer's arrival in Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil]
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In 1934, Dr. Sawyer made another trip to Brazil to inspect yellow fever control activities, including an investigation of a puzzling outbreak of the disease in a rural region near the Bolivian border. In a welcome contrast to earlier visits to South America, Sawyer was able to travel by plane to such remote areas, rather than by boat or on horseback. Left to right (front): Dr. Alberto Novis, State Director of Public Health for Mato Grosso, Dr. Sawyer, Dr. F. L. Soper, Dr. Francisco Freire, Dr. Oswaldo Novis (son of Dr. Alberto Novis, viscerotomy representative).
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1934-06-15 (June 15, 1934)
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Yellow Fever
Exhibit Category:
The Yellow Fever Laboratory: Rockefeller Foundation, 1928-1937
Box Number: 12
Folder Number: 6
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Document Type:
Photographic prints
Physical Condition:
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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