John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook, 1907-1914
Little, John Frances
Little, M. Ruth
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 box
Panama Canal (Panama)
Photographer unidentified; it is not known whether or not the collector's unnamed uncle made the Panama Canal photographs, the snapshots, or both groups.
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.
John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook, 1907-1914, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of M. Ruth Little
Canals--Design and construction
Canal construction workers
1999.3072 (NMAH Acc.)
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