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The Fred L. Soper Papers

[Yellow Fever Service and Rockefeller Foundation personnel after a staff luncheon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
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Of the 28 men attending the luncheon 21 were Brazilian Yellow Fever Service doctors and five were Rockefeller Foundation staff members. Dr. Barros Barreto, Director of the National Department of Public Health also attended. Drs. Gastao Cesar de Andrade, Decio Pagani and Raymond Gilmore (RF zoologist) also attended the lunch but are not pictured.
Seated, from left to right: unknown attendee, Alvero de Mello, Mario Pinotti, Allen M Walcott (RF), Joao de Barros Barreto, Fred L. Soper (RF), Servulo Lima, D. Bruce Wilson (RF), Waldmar de Sa Antunes, and Abel Tavares de Lacerda.
Standing from left to right: Milton Pessoa de Melo, Renan dos Reis, Sabastian Pereira Brasil, Joao Luiz Detzi, George Bevier (RF), Joao Silveira, Damasceno Costa, Raymond Shannon (RF entomologist), Paulo Rouanet, Eduardo Leal Ferreira, Loring Whitman (RF), Octavio Pinto Severo, Ademar Paoliello, Mario Franca, Rubens Marques, Luiz Lessa, Hugh Smith (RF), and Oswaldo Jose de Silva.
Dr. Fred L. Soper was the Rockefeller Foundation representative in Brazil, as well as the director of the nationwide Yellow Fever Service.
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1937-11 (November 1937)
Courtesy of Fred L. Soper.
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Fighting Yellow Fever and Malaria in Brazil, 1928-1942
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Series: Photographs, 1911-1973
Folder: Yellow Fever Service in Brazil, 1930s
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