Description and travel -- Panama Canal Zone
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 4, Folder: 49
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(49)
Scope and Contents November 22-December 16, 1913 A 100 page manuscript notebook with dozens of full page and smaller hand-drawn color illustrations. A Trip to Panama in 1913 is the travel journal made by Charles G. Davis, a builder of model wooden naval vessels and author of several books about sailing and ship history, on the S.S. Carrillo from New York to Panama via Cuba and Jamaica in 1913. Davis describes native peoples, traveling companions, and ship personnel. There are...
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 58
Scope and Contents 1904-1913?. Travel journals and albums of commercial photographs of Edith Bayne Denegre, a native of New Orleans. She describes in some detail her trips to Cuba in 1909 and Panama in 1911, where she visited Col. William Crawford Gorgas and viewed construction of the Canal. Also includes her short history of Mexico written about 1913. 11 pieces; 190 photographs.
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...
Dates: c. 1925
File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Image Archive-Photograph Collection 80-(2)
Scope and Contents 1913. 13 stereograph views of the Panama Canal and life in the surrounding Canal Zone area. Included are images of the Gatun locks, the Gatun Dam, the Culebra Cut, ships passing through the Canal, construction zones, the Colón harbor, and everyday scenes of the Canal Zone residents and workers.
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-032
Scope and Contents c. 1946. Seven albums containing 173 gelatin silver photographs (5" x 7") taken by Admiral Wayne Stouffle when active in the United States Navy during his visits to Panama and Guatemala, with a few views of Haiti and Cuba. The images show scenes or urban and rural life, the life of U.S. naval officers in the Panama Canal Zone, and also of Maya people in Guatemala.
Dates: c. 1946