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Panama and Canal Zone Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: 28, Album: 038
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-038

Scope and Contents

c. 1925.  An album of 201 gelatin silver prints taken and assembled around 1925.  Included are 6 contemporary color postcards of Panama and 10 sepia postcards of Colombia.  All of the photographs were probably taken by a U.S. visitor who traveled the region by steamship.  The images provide scenes of the Canal Zone, the canal locks, official and ornate buildings, private residences, and working class residents of the Canal Zone.  Also included are views of boats and ships, the Marco Polo Yacht Club, the Balboa YMCA, the Hotel Titchfield, the Titchfield School, the home of Dr. Moseley, the ruins of Spanish fortresses, mission churches, and plantations.


  • c. 1925

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


225 Photographic Prints

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Arrangement Note

Album clamshell Box 28

Panama and Canal Zone Photograph Album
Album 38, Image Archive, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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Repository Details

Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

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