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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Wood, Charles Edwards, 1876-1954
Wood, Charles E., Jr.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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Dates:
undated
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs taken during the construction of the Panama Canal. Subjects of the photographs include the earliest digging, tree removal, mosquito control, locks, equipment, Wood's family, a fire in Colon that occurred during the building of the Canal, and the first boats to use the Canal. Photographs include images of the Gatun Dam and lo...

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Creators:
Jopling, Carol F.
Dates:
1981-1984
Size:
74 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including some mounted for exhibition))
442 Negatives (acetate, 35 mm)
326 Contact prints (326 contact prints (on proof sheets))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Carol F. Jopling documenting the Kuna, Choco, and Guaymi peoples of Panama, as well as the Panama Canal and scenery. Jopling's photographs depict Choco and Kuna dwellings (including their construction), Choco people waiting to receive vaccinations from Navy personnel, agriculture (including coconut harvesting), boats in the Pana...

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Creators:
Miller, Reuben, Jr.
Dates:
circa 1925-1927
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 7125 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken on an around the world trip includes the following locations: Africa, Java, Bali, Singapore, Hawaii, China, Zanzibar Island, Jamaica, Trinidad, South America, and Panama Canal. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an histo...

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Creators:
Schultz, Roy
Dates:
1902 - 1918
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1330
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

522 black-and-white silver gelatin photographic prints, and four glass lantern slides, taken for the Underwood & Underwood photography studios. The prints cover subjects in the news during the period of 1902-1918, with particular emphasis on World War I. The World War I images depict numerous aspects of the war, including ordinance, encampments, sh...

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Dates:
2010-2012
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9626
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Currie, William
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1904-1912
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William Currie was a civil engineer and photographer who worked during the early twentieth century. The photograph album documents irrigation systems in the western United States, sewage systems in Louisville, Kentucky, and work on the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Van Tassell, A.R.
Jackson, Paul
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Dates:
1900-1956.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1015
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
Goetz, Walter, 1930-2018
Dates:
1949-1986
Size:
116 Film reels (color silent reversal; 44,350 feet, 8mm and Super 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2019.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Walter Goetz was an amateur photographer who shot films on his many vacations. This collection contains film footage from 41 trips that he took between 1949 and 1986.

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Dates:
circa 1904-1914
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1111
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of glass negatives documenting the building and construction of the Panama Canal.

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