Panama Canal Commissary, with personnel, showing the "silver" and "gold" entrances

Accession number 2002.092.001
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Material Information

Title:
Panama Canal Commissary, with personnel, showing the "silver" and "gold" entrances
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Donor:
Cornwell, Varney T. Jr. ( donor )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Panama Canal
Workers
Silver roll
Gold roll
Segregation
West Indians
Genre:
photograph
Spatial Coverage:
Panama -- Central America -- Panama Canal Zone

Notes

Abstract:
12 X 10, mounted on cardboard.
Abstract:
Group of men organized in front of the Commissary and dressed in formal attire. Shown is the entrance for those receiving silver and gold payroll. The laborers are separated according to what they receive, with West Indian workers extending from the left side of the photograph to the center and whites on the right.
General Note:
Item received on 11/27/2010
General Note:
Research and additional metadata (metadata is the citation information, including the alternate title, abstract, subject terms, abstract, added notes, and other item information) written and contributed in May 2014 by Reuben Jimenez for course: “Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, and the Making of the Modern Caribbean” (Spring 2014, taught by Leah Rosenberg at the University of Florida).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2002.092.001
System ID:
PCMI007246:00001