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Panama Canal Zone photograph album, circa 1912
Bernath Mss 397
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Title:

Panama Canal Zone photograph album, circa 1912

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Descript. /Summary (520): Bound photo album dated circa 1912 (per dealer estimate). Note: The Panama Canal Zone was acquired via purchase by the U.S. in 1904 and reverted to the government of Panama in 1999. The Panama Canal construction project began in 1880 under French-owned companies and was completed in 1914 by the U.S. government. The album contains 200 black and white photographs detailing life and activities of an American schoolteacher residing in the Canal Zone. Names of album's presenters, Mr. and Mrs. E. Hallen, on front inside cover. Ernest "Red" Hallen (1875-1947) was an official photographer for the Canal Zone. Many scenes of various locales: schools, landscapes, local inhabitants and westerners. Some captions include place names: Acon, Arraijan Trail, Village of Choerrea, Taboga among others as well as names of various people including: Dr. Clark, Mrs. Bechlem, William Yarmecelli and the Calhoun family. (Some of the information above derived from dealer description.)

Date:

1912 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Panama Canal Zone photograph album, Bernath Mss 397. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.2 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.