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DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT LEPROSY SERVICE IN NIGERIA

 Item — Photograph: 17
Identifier: Photograph 17

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(18) ; D.W.4111.- ; An assitant testing the temperature of Hydnooarpus oil during sterilising in the main dispensary at Uzuakoli.  Sterilised oil is issued in the jars seen on the bench.  Approximately 4 tons is used annually obtained from the fruits of an Indian tree.  A considerable number of trees are now growing at Uzuakoli and it is hoped that eventually the settlement will produce locally the Hydnocarpus oil it needs. ; ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE, REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE, ACCRA, GOLD COAST, BRITISH WEST AFRICA.--Recto ; WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE  REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE; P.O. Box 555 ; ACCRA GOLD COAST WEST AFRICA ; Photograph No. D.W. 4111 ; CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED. ; 17 ; NI-49 -- Verso

Dates

  • ca. 1935-1977

Extent

From the Collection: 121.00 Boxes

Dimensions

17 x 19 cm.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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