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The Gorgas Memorial Laboratory: its research & training program

Author(s):
Pipkin, Alan C.
Publication Date:
1961
Publisher:
[1961?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
047 min.
Silent
Color
Subject(s):
Laboratories
Tropical Medicine
Communicable Disease Control
Research
Panama
Gorgas Memorial Laboratory.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
NLMUID: 9614458 (See catalog record)
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/9614458
Description:
Dedicated to Dr. Herbert C. Clark, Director of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in Panama from 1929-1954, the film includes images and footage of buildings on the Gorgas grounds; staff and officials; laboratories, specimens, and procedures; live insects; outdoor plants and trees; jungle terrain; a posterboard presentation on Chagas disease; patients being examined and treated for tropical diseases (e.g. a man with open sores covering his legs); and villagers seemingly awaiting medical treatment. The film is part of the Gorgas Memorial Institute manuscript collection at the National Library of Medicine (MS C 212). [This film appears to have had a soundtrack originally, but that soundtrack was missing when NLM acquired it, so it is effectively a silent film.]
Cast: Narration, "Johnny B." Ballinger.
Author(s):
Pipkin, Alan C.
Publication Date:
1961
Publisher:
[1961?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
047 min.
Silent
Color
Subject(s):
Laboratories
Tropical Medicine
Communicable Disease Control
Research
Panama
Gorgas Memorial Laboratory.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 9614458
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/9614458
Description:
Dedicated to Dr. Herbert C. Clark, Director of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in Panama from 1929-1954, the film includes images and footage of buildings on the Gorgas grounds; staff and officials; laboratories, specimens, and procedures; live insects; outdoor plants and trees; jungle terrain; a posterboard presentation on Chagas disease; patients being examined and treated for tropical diseases (e.g. a man with open sores covering his legs); and villagers seemingly awaiting medical treatment. The film is part of the Gorgas Memorial Institute manuscript collection at the National Library of Medicine (MS C 212). [This film appears to have had a soundtrack originally, but that soundtrack was missing when NLM acquired it, so it is effectively a silent film.]
Cast: Narration, "Johnny B." Ballinger.