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Collection Office of History Photograph Collection
Title American and Soviet virologists outside the Soviet Poliomyelitis Institute
Caption Group photograph of US delegation to USSR
Date 1961
Description Group of American and Soviet virologists in Nukava, Russia taken during a visit by a group of 6 American virologists to the USSR. The group of American scientists included Dr. Albert Sabin, Dr. Robert Huebner, Dr. Robert Chanock, Dr. Bill Hammon, Dr. Ed Lynette, and Dr. Fred Davenport. The Soviet scientists included Dr. Mikhail Petrovich Chumakov who is seated next to Dr. Huebner. Dr. Chumakov was the director of the Poliomyelitis Institute. Bella Kaplan, who was Dr. Chumakov’s aide, is seated on Dr. Huebner’s other side.
Credit line Courtesy of the Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Accession number 1419-Ph
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 1419
Photographer Unknown
Place Nukava, U.S.S.R.
Source Chanock, Robert M.
Year Range from 1961
Year Range to 1961
Organizations Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Other number 1419
People Chanock, Robert M.
Huebner, Robert J.
Hammon, Bill
Lynette, Ed
Davenport, Fred
Chumakov, Mikhail Petrovich
Sabin, Albert B.