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dc.coverage.spatialKaduna (Africa, Nigeria)en_GB
dc.coverage.temporalstart=1940; end=1940; scheme=DCTERMS.W3CDTFen_GB
dc.creatorUnknownen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2004-11-05T16:05:48Z
dc.date.available2004-11-05T16:05:48Z
dc.date.created2003-10-24en_GB
dc.date.issued2004-11-05T16:05:48Z
dc.identifier.otherRCSPC-Y3011U-055en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/1152
dc.descriptionShowing a woman being given an injection. The photograph is part of a series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved) issued under the general title 'Sleeping sickness experiment is pattern for progress in rural Africa'. It has two typewritten captions on the reverse. The first reads: 'At the Takalafiya dispensary this woman victim of sleeping sickness is given intravenous injections of tryparsimide by the sleeping sickness service attendant'. The second reads: 'The British Government is carrying out a successful and interesting experiment in Nigeria, to beat that great menace to African life, Sleeping Sickness. The town of Anchau, centre of the experiment is in the middle of an area ravaged by the disease-carrying Tsetse fly, and the scheme, which will be finished in 1947, has brought a new way of life to many Africans. To combat the Tsetse Fly, is a long process; not only have the African villagers to be educated to a better way of life from the hygiene viewpoint, but, land clearance must be undertaken, whole sections of the community must be moved from the crowded area, and new agricultural methods must be introduced. To do this in many cases involved reading and writing classes for adult villagers. All this work has had to be done by a depleted staff of two instead of the ten Control Officers judged necessary for the job before the war, a District Officer , two entymologists and a well-sinking foreman are carrying the scheme through. When it is finished it will provide a pattern for rural development in Africa'. The photograph was taken circa 1940.en_GB
dc.format.extent1 image file, 169KB, 72 dpi, 24 bit, 554 x 446 Pixels, JPEG, Quality 9. Captured on: Camera Body - Mamiya RB, Camera Back - Leaf Valeo 11 Digital. With: Lighting - 1000w Bowens Flash Heads, Lens - Mamiya 50mm f/4.5 Wide Angle Lens, ISO - 25, Aperture - F/16, Shutter-Speed - 1/125en_GB
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dc.format.mimetypeimage/jpegen_GB
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dc.language.isoen_GBen_GB
dc.publisherRoyal Commonwealth Society Library. Cambridge University Library. University of Cambridge.en_GB
dc.relation.ispartofRCS Photograph Collection, Y3011U - Institute of Education Collection.en_GB
dc.rightsAll Rights Reserveden
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dc.sourceRCS Y3011U/55en_GB
dc.title[Treating sleeping sickness, Takalafiya, c.1940]en_GB
dc.typeImageen_GB


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