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Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers 1879-1995
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Scenes in West Africa: West African Yellow Fever Commission [motion pictures], 1923 [subseries]:
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Film 1 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: street scenes in Lagos; the Commission's compound in Yaba; the opening of the legislative council of Nigeria; fumigating after yellow fever in Lagos; collecting mosquito larvae in Lagos; down the Ogun River in Nigeria; scenes from Oshogbo at end of Ramadan; from Oshogbo to Ogbomosho; road to Ibadan; scenes from Ibadan; a trip to Iwopin in Nigeria; trooping the colors in Lagos; Beiram Festival of the Mohammedans in Lagos.

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Film 2 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: school on a Lagos street; natives and their homes in Lagos; an official's home in Ikoyi; a tennis party at the Medical Research Institute; local scenes; river scenes; collecting mosquito larvae.

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Film 3 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: collecting mosquito larvae; scenes from Oshogbo at end of Ramadan; a visit to Ilesha; collecting cotton; Baptist Hospital African Mission; Oyo (the Yorba capital); road to Ibadan; scenes in Ibadan (thatched mud huts; goat herding; market place; inside a hospital).

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Film 4 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: trip to Iwopin in Nigeria; trooping the colors in Lagos; Beiram festival of the Mohammedans in Lagos.