Recently dismissed hospital employee Lewis Wayland, Los Angeles, 1936
- Recently dismissed hospital employee Lewis Wayland, Los Angeles, 1936
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- February 4, 1936
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
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.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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