Monthly Archive: February, 2015

Building a bomb shelter

We know this photograph was taken at the Balboa Flats in 1942. Did a lot of families in the Canal Zone do this? What can you tell us about living in the CZ… Continue reading

Union Sunday School

This photograph was taken in Culebra in 1911. What can you tell us about your Sunday school experience in the Canal Zone? Please share with us in the comments section below!

Caribbean Girls State 1954

What can you tell us about this photograph? What was Caribbean Girls State? Do you recognize anyone in this photograph? Please share with us in the comments section below!

Oral traditions and long family histories, part 2 (the James Family)

As we already saw in the previous post, in Act II of the play Threads of Silver and Gold: Women of the Panama Canal by Deborah B. Dickey, two families with multigenerational histories… Continue reading

Oral traditions and long family histories, part 1 (the Harrison Family)

In Act II of the play Threads of Silver and Gold: Women of the Panama Canal by Deborah B. Dickey, we see two families with multigenerational histories in the Canal Zone sharing their experiences.… Continue reading

Threads of Silver and Gold–a few cast photos from the performance

After a terrific debut of the new play, Threads of Silver and Gold: Women of the Panama Canal, written and directed by Deborah B. Dickey, it seems appropriate to kick things off for a… Continue reading

BHS Parakeet Staff

We know this photograph was taken at Albrook AFB in 1955. What can you tell us about the BHS Parakeet staff? Were you a part of the staff? Can you identify anyone in… Continue reading

Conference of Students BHS & CHS in Margarita

Unfortunately we do not have a lot of information on this object. Help us add more! What was the occasion for this conference? Do you recognize anyone in this photograph? When might this photograph… Continue reading

Santa Ana Church and Park

We know this image originates from the 1910s. Where in Panama City is this church located? Have you gone to this church before? Please share with us in the comments section below!

Post-Performance Discussion

Welcome to the post-performance discussion space for Threads of Silver and Gold: Women of the Panama Canal Playwright and director Deborah B. Dickey has created a play in honor of the 100th anniversary… Continue reading