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. 9, 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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Item is digital copy only.

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University of Florida
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Panama Canal Museum Collection
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Copyright [name of copyright holder or Creator or Publisher as appropriate]. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
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In March, the Due Process cayuco—donated to the Museum years ago by Paul Broussard— was transferred to UF, which in turn, has placed it on permanent loan for display at the Cocoa Beach Surf Company, Cocoa Beach, FL. Please join us April 17 : Space Coast Bunco V, a fund raiser for the PCM, wil l be held at the Dog ‘n Bone Pub in Cocoa Village, FL. Contact phuff@cfl. or 321-455-1649 for info. July 1 4 : Panama Canal Society Reunion at Orlando's Rosen Shi ngle Creek Resort. Visit the PCM Exhibit Room and vending tables. September 26 October 10 : PCM fundraiser cruise to Canada/New England on Celebrity's Summit March 6 13, 2011 : Panama Canal Museum fundraiser cruise to the eas tern Caribbean on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas Vol. 9 No. 1 Spring/Summer 2010 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 Treasurer Paul D. Glassburn Trustees Fred Bremer Richmond Brown, Ph.D. John Patrick Coffey Richard Cunningham Gerry DeTore Frank Stevens Hawks Robert J. “Bob” Karrer, Jr. Barbara Bonanno Marshall Paul Morgan, Ph.D. Shawn Rupp Rachel A. Schipper, Ph.D. J. Dorn Thomas Robert F. Zumbado Board of Advisors Robert K. Dawson William R. Gianelli Thomas R. Goethals 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 Editor Peggy A. Huff Panama Canal Museum 7985 113th Street, Suite 100 Seminole, FL 33772-4785 Tel 727-394-9338 Email: Website: WHAT’S GOING ON AT THE PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM? The PCM has entered into a partnership with the University of Florida (UF) that will result in a transfer of the PCM coll ection to UF by 2012 and provide opportunities for preserving and digiti zing the collection, obtaining oral histories, and supporting research. Here's the Due Process on display at the Cocoa Beac h Surf Company. In January, Bob Hughes author of Ahorca Lagarto spoke at the Museum’s (PCM) winter luncheon From January 25—February 5, over 80 people enjoyed the PCM’s fundraising cruise to Panama and the western Caribbean on the Celebrity Solstice Enjoying the Museum's January potluck luncheon are (from left to right) Catherine Goodrich, Dick Morgan, Julieta Morgan, Cheryl Russell, Chuck Hummer and Sandy Hummer. ( Left to right) Gerry DeTore Richard Grimison Scott Roche Zack Steele, and Jon DeTore take a breather after loading the Due Process on the trail er for its ride from the PCM on Florida's west coast t o its new home at the Cocoa Beach Surf Company on Florida's east coast.


nrrr PCM TO OFFER MANY EXHIBITS AND ACTIVITIES AT THE PANAMA CANAL SOCIETY REUNION r r!" nrr n #r"$! n nrn %nr&'n (r#rnnr n ") r n &rn )*+r"*,-!r" r nn $rrr!n".&r/ r $rrr0n1"! nnr nn $rrrn rrr n "+r rnrn n r&r* nrr n! &r r2"" !"#$rrr nnn 'nn&r %rr #$% %n," &r &n r" rr Exhibits —View a wide ranging display of PCM historical phot os and artifacts; special exhibits on famous Panama Canal visitors; Canal Zon e and Panama health; the Panama Canal pilots; the always popular town site maps; an d a UF exhibit featuring government materials and maps; collections highligh ting the construction of the canal, and visual and photographic materials from the hist ory of the American Era of the Panama Canal. Silent Auction —Bid on gift cards, Panama Canal memorabilia, UF me morabilia, and much more—from Thursday through Saturday. Store Items —Purchase the 2010 Al Sprague collectible ornament; the 2011 Al Sprague calendar; Roosevelt Medal descendant certif icates; new Panama Canal-related books — and more in the Vendors’ Room. Oral Histories —Contact us before the reunion if you would like to recount your Panama Canal memories for UF oral history interview ers. Yearbooks —If your BHS or CHS graduation year ends in a 0 or 5 and your class is having a reunion in Orlando this year, contact your class reunion coordinator or the Museum about arranging to get a DVD of your yearboo k. UF’s digitization process for this project offers a high-quality resolution and a special feature that allows the viewer to turn each page using a computer mouse. Cruises —Get information about our two upcoming cruises—a 14-night cruise to Canada and New England on the Celebrity’s Summit beginning September 26, 2010 (the height of the fall foliage season!) and a 7-night cruise to the eastern Caribbean on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas, beginning March 6, 2011. Cultural Seminars — In observance of the Smithsonian’s 100 years in Panama, attend the two cultural seminars where conservationist Dr. Stanley HeckadonMoreno of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute will be the speaker. Here's a preview of the Museum's Art of Al Sprague 2011 calendar before it was printed. Renew, join, and/or donate. Membership is $26 a year. You will receive the members’ newsletter, The Panama Canal Museum Review and keep up with all the Museum’s activities and progress in preserving the history of the Unite d States’ participation in Panama’s history. Contact the Museum about donating items for the silent auction Contact the Museum about lending or donating items for the reunion exhibits Let us know if you can volunteer at the Museum or the reunion. Play bunco in Cocoa Village, FL, on April 17th. Contact phuf for information. Come cruise with us! The PCM and UF are busy planning their participatio n in the Panama Canal Society’s annual reunion at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando July 1 -4, 2010. Visit the Museum Exhibit Room to see: HOW CAN YOU HELP THE MUSEUM?