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Recently dismissed hospital employee Lewis Wayland, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
February 4, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Wayland sits amongst stacks and shelves of books, resting his chin in one hand.
After saving a baby girl from a black widow spider bite and in the process subjecting himself to the spider's venom Lewis Wayland was dismissed from his position as medical assistant because hospital authorities disapproved of the attention and publicity that his actions had brought to the institution.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Act Brings Hero Grief," Los Angeles Times, 01 Feb 1936: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 3520 - Lewis Wayland (Medical Student - Saved girl from spider bite (1/15?/36 [stamped:] Feb 4 1936
Handwritten on negative: Lewis Wayland
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Bookcases--California--Los Angeles
Medical students--California--Los Angeles
Dismissal of employees--California--Los Angeles
Wayland, Lewis, 1911-1982
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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