Object of the Day

West Indian Women

Unfortunately, we do not have any extra information on this photograph.

2009.021.025.006

What are these women doing?

When might this photograph have been taken?

Where would these settlements have been?

How was the West Indian population in the Canal Zone?

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Countrywomen visit village on Feast Day

In this photograph we have a scene of men and women coming to the village for the Feast Day.

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What might the people in the background of this photograph be doing?

When might this photograph have been taken?

The girl on the right, is she dressed up to be a “Reina”?

What are the typical activities for a Feast Day?

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Two Kuna Women

This photograph was also from the 1930s in San Blas, but we do not have any other information.

2002.098.008.008

How many of you have gone to San Blas? Share your memories with us in the comments section below!

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Kuna Woman

We know this woman was photographed in San Blas around the 1930s, but unfortunately we do not have any extra information. We would greatly appreciate your support in helping us add  more information!

2002.098.008.004What else should we know about this photograph?

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Unidentified workers at work camp

We have this photograph of two unidentified men at their work camp. Does anyone recognize either of the two gentlemen?

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What might have been the jobs of these two men?

Can you identify where this photograph might have been taken?

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Truck at Pier 18

We know this scene was taken in the 1940s, according to our records, but what else should we know about this scene?

2002.122.007

Where is Pier 18?

Why does this car not have a back door? Is that common?

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Man in White

Unfortunately we do not have any information on the man in this photograph.

2006.122.006.005

Can anyone identify who this is or what he might be doing?

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Construction of short railroad spur

This photograph, along with many other ones, shows the construction of a short railroad spur to permit the removal of locomotive 299 from a site on the Balboa Railroad Station.

2002.067.001.020

What exactly are the workers doing in this photo?

What is the significance of locomotive 299? Why was it kept at the Balboa Railroad Station?

Please help us learn more about this and add to this record’s metadata by sharing with us in the comments section below!

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Gatun Spillway

This photograph, dated 1935, shows Mike Refcofski with his daughter Veronica fishing in the Gatun spillway.

2002.114.002.005

What fish species have they caught? What was the variety of fish species in Gatun Lake and the spillway?

Who is Mike Refcofski?

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Junior All Stars

This photograph was also taken at Balboa High School, but we do not have any more metadata on this record. Please help us add more!

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Do you recognize anyone? Who might that young man be in the background?

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