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W.A. Fishbaugh Panama Canal Photograph Album

Creator:
Hunt, Mary Alice Minear  Search this
Hunt, George Laird  Search this
Fishbaugh, William Arthur  Search this
Minear, A. Bruce  Search this
Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Panama -- 1900-1910
Date:
1905-1908.
Summary:
Photograph album of commercially-produced photographs of Panama Canal construction.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection consists of a photograph album of 100 commercially produced views of Panama Canal construction. Also included are some views of life in the Canal Zone, including hospitals, villages, street scenes, jungles, cemeteries, animal life, and bullfights. The album was assembled by A. Bruce Minear, who was sent to Panama by President Theodore Roosevelt to develop the YMCA for the men working on the canal. Most photographs are captioned.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in one series.

Series 1, Photograph Album, 1905-1907
Historical:
On November 18, 1903, the United States and Panama negotiated the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty, which granted the U.S. permission to construct a canal that would join the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Construction for the Panama Canal began on May 4, 1904. The large workforce (at its highest population in 1913 it numbered 44,733 men, not including those sick, on leave, or otherwise absent) had a great impact on Panama. As there were not enough amenities to accommodate them when they arrived, they built entire communities, paved streets, improved communication systems, and installed water and sewage systems. Likewise, the railroad was improved for more efficient transportation of supplies, labor, food, and equipment. Much to the credit of Chief Sanitary Officer Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, yellow fever was completely eradicated on the Isthmus and malaria cases greatly reduced. Native villages and towns along the planned construction route were required to relocate.

The first self-propelled, ocean-bound vessel traveled on the canal on January 7, 1914, and the canal was formally opened in August of that year. The Panama Canal construction project was the most expensive construction project in U.S. history to that date, costing $375,000,000.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

W. P. Stine Panama Canal Papers (NMAH.AC.1039)

John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook Photograph Albums (NMAH.AC.0708)

Katherine Kingsford Panama Canal Photograph Album (NMAH.AC.1040)

A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Albums (NMAH.AC.1015)
Provenance:
This collection was donated to the National Museum of American History's Division of the History of Science and Technology, Engineering and Industry Collections by Mary Alice Minear Hunt and George Laird Hunt, 1987.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Villages -- Panama  Search this
Streets -- Panama  Search this
Hospitals -- Panama  Search this
Jungles -- Panama  Search this
Animals -- Panama  Search this
Bullfights  Search this
Canals -- Panama  Search this
Cemeteries -- Panama  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Citation:
W.A. Fishbaugh Panama Canal Photograph Album, 1905-1908, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1021
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1021
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His Last Prayer on the Canal Zone, Panama [color photomechancial postcard]

Collector:
Hoffman, David  Search this
Boaz, Joyce  Search this
Hoffman, Iris  Search this
Donor:
Hoffman, David  Search this
Boaz, Joyce  Search this
Hoffman, Iris  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hoffman, David  Search this
Boaz, Joyce  Search this
Hoffman, Iris  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5.5" x 3.6".)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Panama -- 1900-1910
Date:
Circa 1898
Scope and Contents:
African American man kneeling with two alligators behind him. Reproduction of a staged photograph.
Arrangement:
In Box 1, Folder Art Colortone.
Local Numbers:
AC0281-0000024 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Ethnic wit and humor -- 1890-1920  Search this
prayer  Search this
Ethnic imagery  Search this
Alligators  Search this
prayer  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Reproductions
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
David Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection, 1900-1933, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, box X, folder XX, digital image file XXXXXXX.
See more items in:
David Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0281-ref537
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Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection

Photographer:
McCrady, Roland A., 1892-  Search this
McCrady, James Hamilton, 1853-1929  Search this
Donor:
Forbes, Janice McCrady  Search this
McCrady, Allen  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Costa Rica
Jamaica
Caribbean Area
Panama Canal (Panama)
San Francisco (Calif.) -- 1900-1910
Date:
1906
1913
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of a photograph album containing photoprints of the construction of the Panama Canal during a trip to Latin America (1913), and photographs of other Caribbean localities where McCrady stopped while on his ship Prinz Joachim. Also 104 photoprints of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire, 1906. the San Francisco earthquake and fire photographs may have been made by McCrady's father, James Hamilton McCrady. Many of the photographs are annotated and dated.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 3 series.

Series 1: San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, 1906

Series 2: Trip to Panama Canal and Costa Rica, 1913

Series 3: Panama Canal Construction Album, 1913
Biographical / Historical:
Roland A. McCrady was born Oct. 10, 1892 in Rankin, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1913. He used a graduation gift of $500 from his father to travel on the Prinz Joachim to the Panama Canal, and apparently also photographed other Caribbean localities, including Jamaica and Costa Rica.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Allen McCrady and Janice McCrady Forbes (children of Roland McCrady), 2003.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Disasters -- 1900-1910 -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Earthquakes -- 1900-1910 -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Canals -- Panama  Search this
Citation:
Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Allen McCrady and Janice McCrady Forbes.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0710
See more items in:
Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0710

Earrings

Culture/People:
probably Kuna (Cuna) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Earrings
Media/Materials:
Gold
Techniques:
Cut, soldered, riveted
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Sangandí (Samgandí) and Río Tubugandí; Kuna de Madugandí Indigenous Territory; Panama
Date created:
1900-1920
Catalog Number:
12/8864
Barcode:
128864.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_138528
Additional Online Media:

Chest ornament/Pectoral

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Chest ornament/Pectoral
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, silver coin/coins, cotton yarn, twine/string
Techniques:
Gourd stitch/Brick stitch/Netted beadwork, strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Navagandí and Río Ticantiquí (Tigantiquí); Mulatupo Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/9259
Barcode:
129259.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_138556
Additional Online Media:

Necklace

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, silver coin/coins, silver medal, cordage
Techniques:
Drilled, strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Sangandí (Samgandí) and Río Tubugandí; Kuna de Madugandí Indigenous Territory; Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/8898
Barcode:
128898.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_138610
Additional Online Media:

Necklace

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, coin/coins, button/buttons, twine/string
Techniques:
Drilled, strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Navagandí and Río Ticantiquí (Tigantiquí); Mulatupo Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
12/9350
Barcode:
129350.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_139016
Additional Online Media:

Necklace

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, metal items, cordage
Techniques:
Strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Navagandí and Río Ticantiquí (Tigantiquí); Mulatupo Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/9352
Barcode:
129352.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_139018
Additional Online Media:

Necklace with pendant

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace with pendant
Media/Materials:
Gold, glass bead/beads, metal bead/beads, cotton cord/cordage
Techniques:
Cast, strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Navagandí and Río Ticantiquí (Tigantiquí); Mulatupo Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/9354
Barcode:
129354.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_139020
Additional Online Media:

Necklace

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Necklace
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, metal medal, button/buttons, cotton twine/string
Techniques:
Strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Navagandí and Río Ticantiquí (Tigantiquí); Mulatupo Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/9356
Barcode:
129356.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_139022
Additional Online Media:

Woman's collar

Culture/People:
Ngäbe (Boorabi)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's collar
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads, brass bell/bells, thread
Techniques:
Gourd stitch/Brick stitch/Netted beadwork, strung
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Cricamola and Río Manantí, Península Valiente; Kusapín District; Ngöbe-Buglé Indigenous Territory; Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
13/788
Barcode:
130788.000
See related items:
Ngäbe (Boorabi)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_140649
Additional Online Media:

Estadística anual de ... [microform] / República de Panama, Direccíon General de Estadística

Title:
Panama estadística anual
Author:
Panama Dirección General de Estadística (1907-1929)  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. ; 31 cm
Type:
Microforms
Place:
Panama
Date:
1908
1910
1909-1911
Topic:
Statistics  Search this
Call number:
mfc673
mfc 673
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_207245

Central America : Panama, Guatemala, March - June, 1905

Alternate Title:
Pittier, field notebook 1, 1 - 2180  Search this
Collection name:
Henri Pittier Field Notes from the Department of Botany
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Colombia
Panama
Guatemala
Mexico
Amatitlán
Cauca
Guatemala
Date Range:
1905-1911
Start Date:
19050301
End Date:
19110102
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-350
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Henri Pittier Field Notes from the Department of Botany
See more records associated with this person:
Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4115

Finger ring

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
Joy Barber Woodson (Joy Belle Barber/Mrs. William Irvin Woodson), Non-Indian, 1904-1983  Search this
William Irvin Woodson, Non-Indian, 1900-1972  Search this
Previous owner:
Joy Barber Woodson (Joy Belle Barber/Mrs. William Irvin Woodson), Non-Indian, 1904-1983  Search this
William Irvin Woodson, Non-Indian, 1900-1972  Search this
Sara Lucy Woodson Sabatelli, Non-Indian, 1942-1997  Search this
Donor:
Sara Lucy Woodson Sabatelli, Non-Indian, 1942-1997  Search this
Object Name:
Finger ring
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Hammered, wrought
Dimensions:
3 x 1.8 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Chalapa; Chiriquí Province; Panama
Date created:
1900-1920
Catalog Number:
25/2336
Barcode:
252336.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268120
Additional Online Media:

Finger ring

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
Joy Barber Woodson (Joy Belle Barber/Mrs. William Irvin Woodson), Non-Indian, 1904-1983  Search this
William Irvin Woodson, Non-Indian, 1900-1972  Search this
Previous owner:
Joy Barber Woodson (Joy Belle Barber/Mrs. William Irvin Woodson), Non-Indian, 1904-1983  Search this
William Irvin Woodson, Non-Indian, 1900-1972  Search this
Sara Lucy Woodson Sabatelli, Non-Indian, 1942-1997  Search this
Donor:
Sara Lucy Woodson Sabatelli, Non-Indian, 1942-1997  Search this
Object Name:
Finger ring
Media/Materials:
Silver, silver coin/coins
Techniques:
Hammered, wrought, soldered
Dimensions:
4.1 x 1.9 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Chalapa; Chiriquí Province; Panama
Date created:
1900-1920
Catalog Number:
25/2337
Barcode:
252337.000
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268121
Additional Online Media:

(Panama Countryside), (painting)

Painter:
Park, Charles Francis 1878-1943  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1900-1910
Topic:
Landscape--Panama  Search this
Landscape--Town  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9D720031
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_349003

Figure

Culture/People:
Kuna (Cuna)  Search this
Collector:
David E. Harrower (D.E. Harrower), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Previous owner:
David E. Harrower (D.E. Harrower), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Seller:
David E. Harrower (D.E. Harrower), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
20 x 3.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Isla Narganá (Yandup); Narganá Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Archipelago:
Archipiélago de San Blas (San Blas Islands)
Island Name:
Isla Narganá (Yandup)
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
11/4828
Barcode:
114828.001
See related items:
Kuna (Cuna)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_123777
Additional Online Media:

Man's headdress

Culture/People:
Kuna [Kuna Yala]  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Object Name:
Man's headdress
Media/Materials:
Palm fiber, feather/feathers, cotton cord/cordage, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Twill-plaited, coiled, wrapped, tied
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Río Navagandí and Río Ticantiquí (Tigantiquí); Mulatupo Municipality; Kuna Yala Indigenous Territory (San Blas); Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/9170
Barcode:
129170.000
See related items:
Kuna [Kuna Yala]
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_138883
Additional Online Media:

Ear ornament

Culture/People:
Emberá (Choikoi)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Previous owner:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Seller:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Ear ornament
Media/Materials:
Wood, silver, cordage
Techniques:
Carved, hammered, tied
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Yape (Yapi); Cémaco District; Emberá-Wounaan Indigenous Territory; Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
8/3491
Barcode:
083491.000
See related items:
Emberá (Choikoi)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_90015
Additional Online Media:

Ear ornament

Culture/People:
Emberá (Choikoi)  Search this
Collector:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Previous owner:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Seller:
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Ear ornament
Media/Materials:
Wood, silver, cordage
Techniques:
Carved, hammered, tied
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Río Yape (Yapi); Cémaco District; Emberá-Wounaan Indigenous Territory; Panama
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
8/3492
Barcode:
083492.000
See related items:
Emberá (Choikoi)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_90016
Additional Online Media:

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