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The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers

[Wilbur A. Sawyer and workers from the headquarters of Unit No.1, Amphur Sansai, near Chiengmai, Siam]
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In January 1921, Sawyer met with Dr. Victor Heiser, the director of RF operations in the East. Heiser asked him to come along on a three-month tour of the RF public health sites in southeast Asia, and Sawyer agreed, though it meant missing the birth of his son (who arrived on March 23). His letters to his wife sometimes included his photos of places and people they visited, including activities of the hookworm campaign. Dr. Sawyer is third from the left, in the middle row.
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Date Supplied:
7 March 1921
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Hookworm Infections
Exhibit Category:
From Hookworm to Yellow Fever: Rockefeller Foundation, 1919-1927
Metadata Record Letter from Wilbur A. Sawyer to Margaret Sawyer (March 11, 1921) pdf (500,790 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Box Number: 2
Folder Number: 2
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Document Type:
Photographic prints
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Series: Correspondence, 1911-1995
SubSeries: Personal correspondence, 1911-1995
Folder: 1921
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