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John D. Vavra Photographs
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John D. Vavra Photographs

  • VC187
  • Collection
  • circa 1953-1970

Thsi collection consists of 12 Photographs and a card from John D. Vavra, primarily group portraits of the Washington University School of Medicine Division of Hematology. The card is an admittance to practice medicine at City Hospital of St. Louis for a Mr. Gustavus Buck, dated 1881.

Vavra, John D.

Group portrait of new members and officers of Washington University School of Medicine of Alpha Omega Alpha medical fraternity.

Typed caption accompanying the photograph reads: "Medical Fraternity Meeting - New members and officers of Washington University School of Medicine chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha, national honorary medical society, before dinner last night at Wohl Hospital dining room. In group are: (from left, seated) Bob Mendelsohn, Daniel Nathans, president; Dr. Bernard Becker, professor of opthalmology; Dr. Earl Burbidge, director of research, Upjohn Laboratories; Dr. Edward Dempsey, professor of anatomy; (from left, rear) David Ulmer, David Langdon, vice president of chapter; Ed Lewin vice president-elect; Jules Kernen, president-elect; Ken Shulman, John Vavra, William Sawyer, Gilbert Hermann, Irving Kushner, David Corser and Gerald Hoxworth."