[Excerpt from Wilbur A. Sawyer's diary concerning his visit to Colombia]
Dr. Sawyer visited Colombia in 1925 to inspect and assess hookworm control projects started by the Rockefeller Foundation.
Besides these, he also chronicled the often difficult journeys in ships and on rafts, on trains, and on horseback, a riot
in Bogota, and the wide variety of food and accommodations he encountered.
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6-20 April 1925
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
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From Hookworm to Yellow Fever: Rockefeller Foundation, 1919-1927