Fred L. Soper at an old fort in Bahia, Brazil


Title:
Fred L. Soper at an old fort in Bahia, Brazil
Creator:
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
Date:
15 June 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, "Dr. Soper at the wall near an old fort, Bahia, Brazil. June 15, 1930."
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:
LWBBFV
NLM ID:
101584931X80
Profiles Collection:
The Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers
Story Section:
The Yellow Fever Laboratory: Rockefeller Foundation, 1928-1937