Panama Canal Museum Musings


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Panama Canal Museum Musings
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Panama Canal Museum
Huff, Peggy ( donor )
Panama Canal Museum
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Seminole, FL
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8.5 x 11 inches


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Quarterly newsletter published by the Panama Canal Museum covering events, exhibits, and promotions related to museum activities.
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Vol. 6, no. 2
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2 pg.; ill ; 8.5 x 11 in. ; black and white.
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Published four times per year from 2001-2007; three times per year in 2008; and 2 times per year from 2009-2010, and one time per year in 2011.
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University of Florida
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Panama Canal Museum Collection
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Vol. 6, No. 2 Summer 2007 Board of Trustees President Emeritus Charles W. Hummer, Jr. President Joseph J. Wood Vice President Patricia Steiner Kearns Executive Vice President Katherine E. Egolf Secretary Barbara D. Peterson Treasurer Paul D. Glassburn Assistant to the Treasurer Joan Ohman Trustees Faith Brundage John Carlson John Patrick Coffey Richard Cunningham Robert Dell James DesLondes Gerarde DeTore Frank Stevens Hawks Reginald M. Hayden, Jr. John F. Hern Robert Hughes, Ph. D Robert J. Bob Karrer, Jr. Alfredo E. Lombana, Ph.D. Paul Morgan, Ph.D. Richard D. Morgan Shawn Rupp Larry Siegel Christian S. Skeie Davis Stevenson J. Dorn Thomas Joey Zornes Robert F. Zumbado Board of Advisors Robert K. Dawson William R. Gianelli Thomas R. Goethals Walter P. Leber D. P. McAuliffe Robert R. McMillan Staff Elizabeth Neily, Director Marcy Corrigan Helen Morris Panama Canal Museum 7985 113th Street Suite 100 Seminole, FL 33772-4785 Tel 727-394-9338 Email: Website: THE MUSEUM COMMEMORATES THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PANAMA CANAL SOCIETY Panama Canal Museum Trustees Bob Zumbado and Paul Buddy Morgan wrestle with display panels in the Museum Exhibit Room at the Reunion. The theme of this years exhibit was the 75th An niversary of the Panama Canal Society. Trustee Jim DesLondes, left, writes his name on the map of Cardenas where he used to live, while a friend points to the street where he lived in Los Rios. Visitors to the museum room could choose homes in the Canal Zone. Peggy Hale Huff presented Bunco champ, Emily Bliss Rockledge, FL, with her prizes. Peggy and Renee Cat Ballou Krimminger hosted the Bunco Tournament at the Reunion as a museum fundraiser. The tournament introduced participants to the fun of Bunco as a fundraiser so that well be able to have Bunco tournaments staged across the country. To learn more about how to sponsor a Bunco party, contact Kathy Egolf at (727-394BUNCO! facts, a DVD, a PowerPoint program, and lots of activities about the Panama Canal and Panama that teachers can use in the classroom. An individual, business or group (i.e. BHS Class of 19__) can choose to sponsor one of the Trunks to be placed in a school district of their choice. Sponsorships at $1500 per trunk will help cover the museums cost of developing lesson plans and support materials, the purchase of a steamer trunk, items in the trunk, and shipping. The sponsors name with an in memoriam or in honor of des ignation if desired will be written on the inside lid of the Trunk. For more information about how to sponsor a Trunk, please contact museum director, Elizabeth Neily PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM IN A TRUNK


MUSEUM HOURS: Monday Friday 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10 AM 4 PM Or by appointment. Alabama Larry Siegel Arizona Carl Berg Southern California Joan De Grummond Tina Cartotto Ressa Carolinas Alice Latimer Miami, Florida Hindi Diamond Ormond Beach, Florida Mickey Walker Fitzgerald Pensacola, Florida Barbara Egolf Dedeaux Barbara Vose-Kulig Sarasota, Florida Barbara Peterson Tampa Bay, Florida Muriel Whitman Atlanta, Georgia Marie Drake Pacic Northwest Dan & Pat Nellis Poconos Gordon Davis Kerrville, Texas Jo-Anne Fields Washington Marilynn Stevens Membership Representatives WELCOME, NEW MEMBERS We are very pleased to welcome the following new members to the mu seum. Your support is so important to the success of the museum. Pacific Anchorage : Melvin & Nora Bess, Connie Bumgarner, Kenny Carden, Daniel Clarke, Jack Coberly, James Dilfer, Faye Weisser Finegan, Jeff & Felicitas Goethals, Estella Aguirre Ham mond, Mary Heathman, Jane Wheaton Little, John J. & Phyllis Magee, Lowell Marcus, Yvonne Fishbough Mouser, Robert & Vernell Lusako Mullins, James and Karen Newlon Mullins, Michael OShea, Bertha Read, Harold Smith, John Steiner, Tag Stewart, Barbara Tung, Harry Whitney, Daniel Winklosky, John Woods, Jr. Amador Causeway : David & Frankie Bell, David & Jeannine Wilder, George & Ros lyn Zelenka. NEW VOLUNTEERS Nellie Wood Engelke Seminole, FL, is assisting with the develop on August 9th. Steve Gronemeyer Largo, FL, is assisting with the museum website. Lorraine Sousa Gross, Pinellas Park, FL, is assisting with acces sioning new donations. Barbara Bonanno Marshall, St. Petersburg, FL, is helping to plan events and will chair the 2008 museum luncheon. William Puckett, Largo, FL, is working on the Education Planning Frank Scruggs St. Petersburg, FL, is assisting with accessioning new donations and designing PowerPoint lectures. NEW TRUSTEE Frank Stevens Hawks, Leesburg, IN, and Naples, FL, has been ees. He is a Distributors. Panama Canal Museum Panama Art 2008 Calendar featuring Panama and Canal Zone artists is now available in the Mu seum Store or on the website at: $12.00 each. Panama Canal Museum 2007 Make the Dirt Fly Commemorative Christmas Ornament featuring the Chief Engineers, John F. Stevens and Lt. Col. George W. Goethals This ornament commemorates the 100th anniversary of the passing of the shovel from Stevens to Goethals. Shoppers had plenty of items to choose from in the museum store in the Vendors Room at the Reunion. $20.00 each. Write of Passage: Stories of the American Era of the Panama Canal Begin planning your family history pages for our Write of Passage Reserve now! SILENT AUCTION Once again the Panama Canal Museum auction generated a lot of excitement as visitors to the museum room attempted to outbid each other on items at the silent auction tables. Left, Helen Aanstoos Hay Forestville, CA, shows off her win