Burying a baby in the emergency cemetery in Ceara, Brazil


Title:
Burying a baby in the emergency cemetery in Ceara, Brazil
Creator:
?The? Rockefeller Foundation
Date:
1939
Description:
The emergency cemeteries show how rapidly Brazilians were dying of malaria in 1938-1939. This photo shows two men with shovels and a baby in an open coffin surrounded by grave mounds and barb-wire fences.
Location:
Box: 28
Rights:
Courtesy of Fred L. Soper.
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Genre:
Photographic prints
Subject:
Burial
Format:
Still Image
Extent:
1 pages
Legacy ID:
VVBBBP
NLM ID:
101584650X12
Profiles Collection:
The Fred L. Soper Papers
Story Section:
Biographical Information