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. 8, no. 1
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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. 8 No. 1 Spring/Summer 2009 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 Trustees John Patrick Coffey Richard Cunningham Gerry DeTore Frank Stevens Hawks Robert J. “Bob” Karrer, Jr. Barbara Bonanno Marshall Paul Morgan, Ph.D. Shawn Rupp J. Dorn Thomas 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 Kalika Novoa, Education Curator Helen Morris, Office Asst. Marilyn White, Office Asst. Oral History Committee Richard Morgan Webmaster Joey Zornes Editor Peggy A. Huff Panama Canal Museum 7985 113th Street, Suite 100 Seminole, FL 33772-4785 Tel 727-394-9338 Email: Website: Panama Canal Museums in a Trunk Travel to . Leon County (FL) School District — The presentation of the Panama Canal Museum in a Trunk (MIAT) to the Leon County School District took place at Ruediger Elementary School, Tallahassee, FL. Left to right are Frank Leves trunk sponsor; Kalika Novoa Education Curator; Melissa Fulmore Principal; and Melissa Olsen teacher, with her fifth grade students. Manatee County (FL) School District — The presentation of the MIAT to Manatee County School District took place at Johnson Middle School, Bradenton, FL. Pictured left to right are Kalika Novoa, Education Curator; Steve Tyndal Port of Manatee; Elizabeth Neily Director; Gerry DeTore Trustee; and Greg Porgas President of the Propeller Club of Port Manatee, which sponsored the trunk. Seated is Marilyn Kelly seventh grade world geography teacher. Ocean Lakes Elementary School (Virginia Beach, VA) — Pictured are Emma Reed daughter of Tess Reed and great-granddaughter of Gregory Gramlich in whose memory the trunk was donated by his wife and daught er, Gladys and Beverly Gramlich ; Tess Reed, Librarian at Ocean Lakes Elementary School and granddaughter of Gregory Gramlich; Assistant Principal, Debbie Atkins; and Pat Kearns the museum’s Vice President, who made the presentation. If you, your family, high school class, or others would like to sponsor a Panama Canal Museum in a Trunk in a school or school district, p lease contact the museum. We would like to see at least one in every school district in the co untry! Ten-Year Report Shown here is the Panama Canal Museum’s Ten-Year Report documenting the museum’s progress over its first ten years. Thank you to all who have contributed to the museum’s success during these early years. We invite everyone to join us in redoubling our efforts during the second decade! In order to minimize costs, the report will be sent out by e-mail to those for whom we have e-mail addresses and mailed to others who request a copy.


T h e s q u a r e t r e e N e l l i e W o o d E n g e l k e b r o u g h t f o r t h e f l o r a a n d f a u n a e x h i b i t G e r r y D e T o r e i s p r e p a r i n g T h e c u l t u r a l s e m i n a r f e a t u r i n g D us t i n S m i th s p e a k i n g o n “ T h e C o n s e r v a t i o n o f G o l d e n F r o g s a n d O t h e r A m p h i b i a n s o f P a n a m a ” F r i d a y J u l y 3 2 : 0 0 4 : 0 0 p m W e k i w a 4 5 L e v e l 2 n rrn n nrr n n n nrn nnn nrrrn n nr n n nrr nn !n"!n#r$ r nn n%&n' r n()* nnr nn n+r rrr n n"r rnrnn n! nrr !n" n # +rn, !"#rrr nnn n $rr $%& )n# %&r n nr rr -%-nn .-/ n)nr 01nn)n2n+ Panama Canal Museum Travels to PC Society Reunion THE PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM MISSION The mission of the Panama Canal Museum is to docume nt, interpret and articulate the role of the United States in the history of Pan ama, with emphasis on the construction, operation, maintenance and defense of the Panama Ca nal and the contributions to its success by people of all nationalities. The Panama Canal Museum will travel to the Rosen Sh ingle Creek Resort in Orlando, FL, for the Panama Canal Society Reunion July 1-5. Don’t miss: T h e m o v i e o f t h e a m a z i n g R e d W h i t e & B l u e P a n a m a C a n a l S w i m m i n g T r o u p e Museum Cruisers Travel to Rome This year’s museum cruisers, who enjoyed a transatlantic cruise on the Celebrity Solstice, are shown sporting the museum t-shirts given to them by Travel Leaders, which also donated $1800 to the museum. Reserve now to cruise with us to Panama in January 2010 on the brand new Celebrity Equinox. Travel Leaders will once again provide the museum with $100 per cabin. Call Travel Leaders at 386-445-0007 or 888-652-1365 or contact the museum as soon as possible to obtain the early rates. I t e m s f r o m t h e m u s e u m ’ s s t o r e — V e n d o r s ’ R o o m T h e s i l e n t a u c t i o n a n d b e a u t i f u l p o l l e r a J u d i M c C u l l o u g h s h o w s o f f h e r e Purchase Ahorca Lagarto an historical novel about “life and love in Panam a during the construction of the Panama Railroad, 1851-1855, and the events that unfolded on the banks of the Chagres River in a tiny town called Hang the Li zard,” to be sold in the vendors’ room at the reunion. Robert Hughes author, will have autographed copies available. The cultural seminar highlighting Panama Canal storytellers included in the museum’s book Write of Passage: Stories of the American Era of the Panama Canal Saturday, July 4, 3:00-3:30 p.m. Wekiwa 4-5, Level 2