Wilbur A. Sawyer and his staff of the State Hygienic Laboratory in Hanford, California


Title:
Wilbur A. Sawyer and his staff of the State Hygienic Laboratory in Hanford, California
Description:
Sawyer became director of the State Hygienic Laboratory in Berkeley in 1910. He and his staff were responsible for tracing disease epidemics and halting their spread when possible. Here they posed together after tracking down the source of a typhoid epidemic in Hanford. Sawyer is fourth from right in photo. The caption on the back of the photograph reads "'Clean-up Squad,' Hanford, Cal. April 16, 1914. (Typhoid epidemic due to a carrier.)"
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
16 April 1914
Right Type:
Rights Could Not Be Determined - Release
Right Statement:
Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine.
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Subject:
Typhoid Fever, Public Health, and California
Profiles in Science ID:
LWBBCJ
NLM ID:
101584931X28
Genre:
Photographic prints
Format:
Still Image
Location:
Box: 4. Folder: 7