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Panama Canal

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Johnson Collection of Photographs of the Panama Canal

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 30
Scope and Contents 1911-1912.  13 photoprints and postcards of the Panama Canal under construction and the Canal Zone.
Dates: 1911-1912

Canal Interocéanique de Panama -- Etats-Unís de Colombie Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-010
Scope and Contents 1885.  A 30 page oversize album containing sixty original albumen photographs of Panama that date to 1885 and document work on the canal by the French company under Ferdinand de Lesseps.  Photographs show architecture and everyday life in Panama.  The album contains a dedication by P.M. del Valle to Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada of Mexico.
Dates: 1885

Canal Zone Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 34
Scope and Contents 1907-1909.  101 black and white photographs of varying sizes (3" x 5" to 7" x 9") of the Canal Zone, Panama City, and of construction on the Panama Canal.  Some of the items are commercial photographs by W.A. Fishbaugh. The collection also contains larger photographs of Havana, Cuba and maps of the Canal Zone and the Panama Canal itself.
Dates: 1907-1909

Edith Bayne Denègre Papers

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.
Dates: 1904-1913

Louise Emile Stouse Photograph Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-026
Scope and Contents 1919-1920.  An album of 45 leaves containing 512 gelatin silver prints snapshots taken while the photographer was working in Peru.  The images include urban and rural scenes from Lima, Callao, Pachacama, Huancayo, and Piura.  In addition are scenes from Colón, Panamá and the Canal, and Jamaica.
Dates: 1919-1920

Panama and Canal Zone Photograph Album

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

Panama Canal Aerial Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(24)
Scope and Contents c. 1965.  7 black and white aerial photographs (9" x 9 1/4") of the Panama Canal.  The images include living quarters, the Curudu School, the Pedro Miguel Locks, Fort Amador, Thatcher Ferry Bridge, and Howard Air Force Base.
Dates: c. 1965

Panama Photographic Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-015
Scope and Contents 1904-1907.  A portfolio album of 991 gelatin silver photoprints on 81 oversize leaves.  The images include views of Panama showing the Canal and its construction, Panama City and other towns, government officials, social settings, colonial architecture and the San Blas Indians. Most were taken by C.L. Chester.
Dates: 1904 - 1907

Wayne Stoffle Photograph Albums

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