Group photo after Wilbur A. Sawyer's arrival in Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil


Title:
Group photo after Wilbur A. Sawyer's arrival in Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Date:
15 June 1934
Description:
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).
Location:
Box: 12. Folder: 6
Rights:
Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine.
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Genre:
Photographic prints
Subject:
Yellow Fever and Brazil
Format:
Still Image
Extent:
1 pages
Legacy ID:
LWBBHD
NLM ID:
101584931X108
Profiles Collection:
The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers
Story Section:
The Yellow Fever Laboratory: Rockefeller Foundation, 1928-1937