The collection consists of a prospectus on potential economic investment opportunities in Panama prepared in the 1920s by
Frank A. Elliott, a California mining engineer who helped California-based companies expand into Latin-American markets. The
prospectus provides an overview of Panamanian economics and trade, along with specific recommendations for investment opportunities
in sugar and alcohol production in the country. Also included in the document are a number of black and white photographs,
including depictions of the sugarcane harvest and fields, mills and other facilities, roadways, and streets in various Panamanian
Frank A. Elliott (1865-1940), was a California mining engineer whose family owned tropical plant farms in the Sacramento Delta,
and was aiding California-based companies expand into potentially lucrative Latin American markets.
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