Monthly Archive: March, 2018

Updates and Introductions: Lauren O’Neill

Greetings! My name is Lauren O’Neill and I have been working with the Panama Canal Museum Collection since August 2017. My first foray into the collections was helping to create a digital exhibition on Scouting in… Continue reading

Panama Canal Zone Test Kitchen

The team of PCMC interns tested their cooking skills with recipes from a cookbook loaned to us by Edna Ridgby. Stuffed yucca, fried plantains, sweet plantains, and arroz con piña were all on… Continue reading

Camping in the Jungle Online Exhibit

One of the PCMC interns, Lauren O’Neill, created an online exhibit based on a past physical exhibit titled Camping in the Jungle: Scouting Stories from the Panama Canal Zone. This exhibit delves into… Continue reading

From the Stacks: Sophia Loren visits the Panama Canal in 1980

As we continue to re-process the collections, we continually come across fascinating objects and images. Check out these photographs we found commemorating Sophia Loren’s visit to the Panama Canal in 1980! The Italian… Continue reading