View from Wilbur A. Sawyer's hotel room in Bahia, Brazil


Title:
View from Wilbur A. Sawyer's hotel room in Bahia, Brazil
Creator:
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
Date:
23 May 1930
Description:
As Director of Laboratories at the Rockefeller Foundation's International Health Division, Dr. Sawyer made inspection tours of yellow fever and malaria control laboratories in South America and Africa. During May and June of 1930, he visited RF operations in Brazil. (His baggage included 200 live white mice for the labs so they could use the recently developed mouse protection test for yellow fever immunity.) In Bahia he spent time conferring with Dr. Fred Soper and staff. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "View from Hotel Beau Sejour, Bahia, Brazil. May 23, 1930. Taken from my window.--W.A.S."
Location:
Box: 12. Folder: 2
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Photographic prints
Subject:
Yellow Fever, Malaria, and Brazil
Format:
Still Image
Extent:
1 pages
Legacy ID:
LWBBFT
NLM ID:
101584931X79
Profiles Collection:
The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers
Story Section:
The Yellow Fever Laboratory: Rockefeller Foundation, 1928-1937