Object of the Day

Liberty Party

The writing at the bottom of this photograph reads “Liberty Party Pedro Miguel”.

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There is no other information associated with this image.  Can you add anything?

Does the term “Liberty Party” have meaning for you?  Where do you think they may have been headed on the train?

Please share with us in the comments section below!

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Transfer Ceremony

We have a large collection of photographs from the Transfer Ceremony, including this one.

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Were you present for the transfer ceremony?  What do you remember most from that day?  What do you want others to know?

Please share with us in the comments section below!

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Coconut Grove

The object record states that this photograph was taken at Fort San Lorenzo.

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What are your memories of Fort San Lorenzo?

Is there any other information you think we should know about this photograph?

Please share your memories with us in the comments section below!

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Fishing Catch

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Do you recognize any of the individuals in this photograph?  Or do you know what their full names might be, based on the initials on the back of the photo?

What are your memories of fishing in the Canal Zone?

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Mrs. Richard Nixon and BHS students

We know that Pat Nixon visited Balboa High School on February 24, 1955.

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Were you at Balboa High School when she visited or do you recognize any of the students photographed?

What can you tell us about visits to the Canal Zone from individuals like the former First Lady?

Please share with us in the comments section below!

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Chorrera Falls

Have you visited Chorrera Falls?

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What are your memories about this location?

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Four Ladies in Cristobal

This photograph was taken on January 28, 1928.

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Can you identify these four ladies or add any other information to this photo’s record?

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Mt. Hope Cemetery

We don’t have much information on this object. Can you help us add to its record?

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Please share any information you can about Mt. Home Cemetery in the comments section below!

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Tommy Thompson with monkey

We know this photograph was taken in 1913.

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What can you tell us about Tommy Thompson?

Please share any information or memories of Tommy with us in the comments section below!

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Gatun Lock Chamber

The back of this photograph reads: “”I think this picture was taken where the first ships went thru the canal when it first opened”.

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Our record indicates this photograph was taken during a preliminary lock test, what can you tell us about that process?

Was there anyone in your family that participated in this preliminary test at the Gatun Locks?

Please share with us in the comments section below!

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