Scenes in West Africa
Sawyer, Wilbur A. (Wilbur Augustus), 1879-1951
Rockefeller Foundation. West African Yellow Fever Commission
United States : [s.n., 1927?]
Black and white
Yellow Fever -- prevention & control
Documentaries and Factual Films
See catalog record: 101228162
Part 1 contains the following titles: 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, down the Ogun River in Nigeria, scenes from Oshogbo at end of Ramadan, from Oshogbo to Ogbomosho, road in Ibadan, scenes from Ibadan, a trip to Iwopin in Nigeria, trooping the colors in Lagos, and the Beiram Festival in Lagos. Part 2 contains scenes of a 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, and collecting mosquito larvae. Part 3 shows collecting mosquito larvae, scenes from Oshogbo at end of Ramadan, a visit to Ilesha, collecting cotton, Baptist Hospital African Mission, Oyo (the Yorba capital), local scenes, thatched mud huts, goat herding, market place, inside a hospital, and river scenes. Part 4 has more footage of trooping the colors in Lagos and more footage of the Beiram Festival. Films made by Wilbur Sawyer while with the Rockefeller Foundation.
Received: 2002; gift; from Wilbur Sawyer.