Wilbur A. Sawyer with elephant tusks at Bandundu, Belgian Congo


Title:
Wilbur A. Sawyer with elephant tusks at Bandundu, Belgian Congo
Description:
As Director of Laboratories at the Rockefeller Foundation's International Health Division, Dr. Sawyer served as a delegate to various international health conferences. Returning from a conference on yellow fever in Cape Town in November 1932, he passed through the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to talk with officials there about yellow fever surveys. He took several pictures of these elephant tusks to send to his son Billy. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Dec. 14, 1932. Ivory at Bandundu. W.A.S. in centre. S.S. Eendracht in background."
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
24 December 1932
Right Type:
Rights Could Not Be Determined - Release
Right Statement:
Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine.
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Subject:
Public Health
Profiles in Science ID:
LWBBFY
NLM ID:
101584931X83
Genre:
Photographic prints
Format:
Still Image
Location:
Box: 12. Folder: 4