Joe Britton Panama Canal Zone Photographs
Collection documents Panama, the Panama Canal, the Canal Zone, the San Blas Islands, military installations in Panama, villages, local buildings, people, flora and fauna, circa 1945.
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.
Regional Aviation Assistance Group Reports [Posey]
This collection consists of airport reports and plans, mostly written by Posey, for the following countries: Costa Rica, Venezuela, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti, Trinidad, British Guiana, Spain, Lebanon and Afghanistan.
A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
170 Photographic prints (albumen)
392 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).
Photographs copied by George Peter Murdock's Strategic Index of Latin America
Photographs assembled circa 1942-1948, probably as part of the Strategic Index of Latin America, and relating to people and scenery in Latin America. They depict transportation, irrigation, agriculture and industry (including rubber production), cities and villages, and archeological finds. The prints are arranged geographically into the following locations: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil …
John Collier Jr. film of Hacienda Vicos
Footage shot in Peru of life in Hacienda Vicos. Scenes depict agricultural activities (breaking ground with oxen and wooden plows and hoeing and digging potatoes), panoptic views of high valley, making mud bricks for house construction, school grounds and classroom scenes, mestizo women spinning wool while men work the fields …
Richard Fisher Panama Canal Collection
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.
The Fisher Collection of Panama Canal materials contains materials collected by Richard Fisher, who lived in the Panama Canal Zone during its construction. Materials include books and pamphlets, stereographs, postcards, and panoramic photographs detailing the construction and history of the Panama Canal.
Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama
This collection consists of glass plate negatives and lantern slides of Panama and its environs. The glass plate negatives are of plants, animals, and various sites in Panama. Included are many negatives of diseased palm trees and a few images of the San Blas Islands. The photographer of the negatives …
Gertrude Litto collection
The Gertrude Litto Collection, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contains the manuscript, notes and images for her book South American Folk Pottery. Her manuscript, notes and photos record the methods and products of Native potters in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.
Central and South American travel films
Footage created by unknown travelers. Travellers begin their trip on what appears to be a Caribbean Island, then travel to Mexico (Mexico City, Teotihucan, Xochilmilco, bullfight, Michocan) through the Panama Canal down along the western coast of South America (crossing the equator ceremony on board ship) to an unidentified Peruvian …