Monthly Archive: February, 2014

At The Balboa School Sports

Recently, we discovered this image and a similar series  in the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The front provides us with some information, but we are looking to discover more about this photograph. Were… Continue reading

Men Inspecting Photography

The reverse of this image reads, “Cleve Soper.” Please help us identify which man is Cleve Soper and what they are doing. Where are they? Who is the other man? When is this?If… Continue reading

1939 25th Anniversary

We found several images marked “1939 25th Anniversary.” Please help us learn more about this anniversary. What did this anniversary mark? The Panama Canal’s opening? What did this event include? What role did… Continue reading

Visiting Ancon School

The reverse side of this image informs us that this is a visit to Ancon School. However, we are missing names, dates, and other similar information. Please help us discover more about this… Continue reading

S.S. “Ancon” at the north Pier, Gatun Locks

Recently we have been discovering more photographs of the S.S. Ancon in the Panama Canal Museum Collection. We are hoping that you could expand our knowledge about this ship. Do you have any… Continue reading

Staff Spotlight: Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler

Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler Exhibits Coordinator Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler is the Exhibits Coordinator for the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. This role includes planning, directing, and organizing an active exhibition program designed to share,… Continue reading

Brownie Troop 98

The reverse of this image states: “BROWNIE TROOP 98 – Carundu, Canal Zone – 1963” . Please help us confirm this information.Do you recognize anyone in this image? Can you confirm that they… Continue reading

A Man Drinking Coca Cola

Please help us learn about this coca cola drinking man.Do you recognize him? What is his job? Why is he on this platform in the water? What body of water is this? Is… Continue reading

S.S. Ancon

Fortunately this image has attached information. We would like help in confirming the facts listed on the attached sticky note. Also, if you have any stories related to this ship, we would like… Continue reading

Canal Zone Boy Scout Troop #10

  Please help us decipher the handwriting on the front and reverse side of this photograph. Do you recognize the young men in this image? Can you confirm that this image is from… Continue reading