Monthly Archive: November, 2013

Canal Zone Envelopes

Happy Black Friday! Today marks the beginning of the holiday season and the beginning of holiday cards. In honor of the season, we are sharing some envelopes found in our collection. Can anyone… Continue reading


Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you all are enjoy the holiday and this photograph from our collection.Do you recognize the people in this photograph? Are they taxidermists or hunters? Could you identify the time… Continue reading

The Panama Canal Supply Department

Hello, everyone! Please help us identify this object we’ve found in our collection. We know that it’s a part of The Panama Canal Supply Department, but that is it.Do you know what it… Continue reading

Seal of The Canal Zone Isthmus of Panama

We have found more sports related objects in our collection and are hoping to learn about them. Can you help us identify this medal? What school and/or event is this medal from? When… Continue reading

Girl Scouts U.S.A. Canal Zone Postage

Have you ever collected stamps from the Canal Zone? Was that a popular hobby in Panama? Have you ever used or collected these stamps? Please share with us your Panamanian stamp stories¬†in the… Continue reading

Hotel Tivoli

Happy Friday, everybody! We hope you all have great weekend plans. However before you start your weekend, could you please help us learn more about this object? Do you know what this tag… Continue reading

Colon circa. 1925

Unfortunately this photograph does not contain a caption, but it is estimated to have been photographed circa. 1925 in Colon, Panama. Can you please help us confirm this information? Can you confirm that… Continue reading

Panama Pacific Line

On the back of this metal object it reads “Water Sports.” Could you please help us learn more about this object?Do you know what this metal object was used for? Was it an… Continue reading

Matted Panama Canal Photograph

Please help us learn more about this matted image of the Panama Canal. So far all we know from the image is that it is captioned “PANAMA CANAL” and it is produced by… Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Casey Wooster

Casey is a fabulous volunteer who has been working with the collection since Spring/Summer 2013. ¬†She interned with us this summer, for course credit, and spent time digitizing and creating records for a… Continue reading