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Panama Canal Zone

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Barney Baker papers

Identifier: MS 00353
Content Description The Barney Baker collection consists primarily of Barney Baker's correspondence from his military postings to his wife, Blanche Baker, in New York City. There are 222 letters in the collection, 32 sent from Camp Upton, 13 from Fort Niagara, and 177 from Panama, all addressed to his wife Blanche. Baker's letters are primarily concerned with news of his wife and child, their family and friends, and express love and longing. The correspondence also contains information regarding Baker's...
Dates: 1944-1945

Isthmus of Panama, 1851

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Map of Panama and Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras with the proposed Panama Canal and railway in red Relief by harchures. Map illustrated with vignette engravings of Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras and the Fort at Charge From The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical. J. & F. Tallis, London & New York.John Rapkin, London - cartographerJohn Rapkin, London -...
Dates: 1711-1873

Jesse Figula Letters

Identifier: SC 01399
Content Description

Series of letters addressed to Jesse Figula A private in the Army who was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, from various individuals dated 1933-1945. Two of the authors are his brothers, Bill and George, who also join the armed forces during World War, II. Louie, another brother who is serving in the US Navy, also writes to Jesse. In one letter dated 1937, Bill describes a Union strike at the steel mill in their town.

Dates: 1933-1945