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John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook, 1907-1914

view John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook, 1907-1914 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Little, John Frances
Donor:
Little, M. Ruth
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1907
1907-1914
1900-1950
Notes:
Photographer unidentified; it is not known whether or not the collector's unnamed uncle made the Panama Canal photographs, the snapshots, or both groups.
Summary:
Scrapbook containing 82 photographs of the construction of the Panama Canal. Subjects include workers, worksite, equipment (steamshovel, trains, tools), the camp, building interiors and exteriors, and local terrain. Locations include Cucaracha, Culebra Cut, etc. Includes some personal snapshots.
Cite as:
John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook, 1907-1914, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of M. Ruth Little
Topic:
Canals--Design and construction
Canal construction workers
Local number:
1999.3072 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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