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Panama Canal Museum Review

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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00095849/00003

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Title: Panama Canal Museum Review
Physical Description: Serial
Language: English
Creator: Panama Canal Museum
Publisher: Panama Canal Museum
Place of Publication: Seminole, Fla.
Publication Date: 2009

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Subjects / Keywords: Panama Canal Museum (Seminole, Fla.) -- Records and correspondence.
Panama Canal (Panama) -- History.
Canal Zone -- History.
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Funding: Panama Canal Museum

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Source Institution: Panama Canal Museum
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00095849/00003

Material Information

Title: Panama Canal Museum Review
Physical Description: Serial
Language: English
Creator: Panama Canal Museum
Publisher: Panama Canal Museum
Place of Publication: Seminole, Fla.
Publication Date: 2009

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Panama Canal Museum (Seminole, Fla.) -- Records and correspondence.
Panama Canal (Panama) -- History.
Canal Zone -- History.
Genre: serial   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Funding: Panama Canal Museum

Record Information

Source Institution: Panama Canal Museum
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 660020455
System ID: UF00095849:00003


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VOLUME 9 ISSUE 2 FALL/WINTER 2009 Affiliations American Association of Museums American Association for State and Local History Dun & Bradstreet BuyforCharity.com Canal Zone Study Group Council of American Maritime Museums Florida Association of Museums Guidestar.com Isthmian Collectors Club Leave a Legacy Program Panama Canal Society, Inc. Panama National Institute for Culture Sociedad de Amigos del Museo Afro Antilleano de Panama World Ocean Observatory PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM nrnrnnn r nn n n nr nnn nn !"#$"n"%r"n&nr nn'nr"nn" nnr n"nnn(n&"n" "nn" )nn*"(( nn*)n"n n* n n)nrn n* "n(n rnn+n rnn" *r rnn" n r"n" "nnr"" "$nnr n!,"n "nnn"-. ./,nn"nn"n n"n" "nnrnr"n n nn" "n"rnn"n" "nnnr $"n"0nnn !n rnnn nn" ,n(rn(n"n"n" n"n1""( nnrn" nr&,n n!n"nn "nn"n n"2 )nr!n r &" 34"-.5-r n!"n"" n"6") n"n nnn "$"n" nnn "1""n "n"nn "(n" n

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Page 14 Panama Canal Museum nrrnnrn rnrnr rrrr r rnr rrnrr "rrr#r##$rn##%&'! '(rrr)rnn*'#& ##++#,#r#r-##rr,rrrr##rrrr.rrnrr,#/0rrrr,rrrrrrrrn)rrrr1nnrr ##r%n/(n ,rr21, n 3#r2 rrr4r4r5r6r4 # #"!rr rrrrrrn# r nrr nr#r7r#rrr# r,rr rrr523 n r 8.nrrr n 8 n nn 84#r457rr9 n :r 1#r-rr22 0r#5.rr76 r2 The Smithsonian Latino Center on its website has this annou ncement of an exhibit that may interest Panama Canal Museum members: “Panamanian Passages” October 15, 2009 May 31, 2010 10am 5:30pm, Open daily (except Dec. 25) Concourse, S. Dillon Ripley Center 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC Admission is free and open to the public “Panamanian Passages” is a bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibi tion that presents visitors with a multi-sensory journe y illustrating Panama’s human and natural history since th e rise of the isthmus over 3 million years ago. This exhi bition creates a new framework for understanding Panamanian histor y, beginning with the isthmus’ ancient geological history and culminating with the expansion of a Panama Canal (and its chal lenges for the future). “Panamanian Passages” highlights key chapters in Panamanian history, from early indigenous settle ment through to Panama’s 20th century struggle for sovereignty. This exhibition has been organized by the Smithsonian Lati no Center, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, and the Smithsonian Affiliate Museo del Canal Interocenico de Panam. n

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Page 17 Panama Canal Museum Ever since the United States transferred operation and control of the Panama Canal to Panama, great concern has been expressed that China is positioning itself to take over that important wa terway. If that were to happen, some fear that it would result in a serious national security problem for the United States. e Chinese problem should be put into its proper perspective. Hutchinson/Whampoa Lim ited, a Chinese rm with headquarters in Hong Kong, is known worldwide as a leading operator of ports, including many in the United Kingdom, Germany, Europe, Asia and South America. In Panama, that rm operates the ports of Balboa and Cristobal at each end of the Canal under con cession from the Panamanian Government. at rm has no control over Canal operations and does not dictate which ships can or cannot go through the Canalits activities are conned to port operations. e Panama Canal Authority (an independent agency of the Panamanian Government) is wholly responsible for the management, operation and maintenance of the Panama Canal. Neither Hutchinson/Whampoa nor the government of China is involved in the Canal operation. ere has been speculation that, by its presence in Panama, China will ood the country with its own citizens and therefore, would be positioned to take over the Canal. Of course, there is no way of knowing if those are Chinas intentions, but it would appear highly unlikely that the Panamanian Government would cede control of its Canal to any other foreign government. ere would be enormous political, economic and international repercussions if any country were to at tempt to assume operation of the Panama Canal without Panamas total support. Panama currently is operating the Canal eciently and eectively for the benet of all nations of the world, including the United States. e 1977 T reaty Concerning the Permanent Neutrality and Operation of the Panama Canal states: e Republic of Panama declares that the Canal, as an international transit waterway, shall be permanently neutral in accordance with the regime estab lished in this Treaty. e same regime of neutrality shall apply to any other international waterway that may be built either partially or wholly in the territory of the Republic of Panama. e Treaty states further: e Republic of Panama declares the neutrality of the Canal in order that both in time of peace and in time of war it shall remain secure and open to peaceful transit by the vessels of all nations on terms of entire equality, so that there will be no discrimination against any nation, or its citizens or subjects concerning the conditions or charges of transit, or for any other reason, and so that the Canal, and therefore the Isthmus of Panama, shall not be the target of reprisals in any armed conict between other nations of the world. China and the Panama Canal

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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 Vacant Treasurer Paul D. Glassburn Buildings & Facilities Shawn Rupp Collections Committee Gerry DeTore Exhibit Committee Robert F. Zumbado Information Technology John P. Coffey Oral History Richard D. Morgan Store Committee Katherine Egolf Webmaster Joey Zornes Trustees Fred Bremer Richmond F. Brown, Ph.D. Dick Cunningham Frank Stevens Hawks Robert J. Karrer, Jr. Barbara Bonanno Marshall Paul Morgan, Ph.D. Barbara D. Peterson Rachel A. Schipper, Ph.D. J. Dorn Thomas Board of Advisors Robert K. Dawson William R. Gianelli Thomas R. Goethals D. P. McAuliffe Robert McMillan PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM 7985 113th Street, Suite 100 Seminole, Florida 33772 Tel. (727)-394-9338 Fax (727)-394-2737 Email: office@panamacanalmuseum.org www.panamacanalmuseum.org EIN 59-3532182 Museum Hours: Monday—Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm This newsletter is published by the Panama Canal Mu seum for its members, donors and benefactors. Additional copies can be obtained by writing or emailing the Museum. The Mu seum is staffed by a museum director, education curator, two part-t ime clerical assistants and volunteers who graciously donate the ir time and skills to carry on the work of the Museum. We acknowledge and thank our many benefactors, donors, volunteers and friend s who continue to assist this important project. Membership Representatives Alabama Larry Siegel larrysiegel@bellsouth.net Arizona Carl Berg carlnberg@aol.com Southern California Joan De Grummond Tina Cartotto Ressa zonejoan@aol.com Carolinas Alice Latimer compcouns@aol.com Miami, Florida Hindi Diamond hindi@bellsouth.net Ormond Beach, Florida Mickey Walker Fitzgerald mickeyftz@aol.com Pensacola, Florida Barbara Egolf Dedeaux dedeaux1@cox.net Barbara Vose-Kulig czbarbv@hotmail.com Sarasota, Florida Barbara Peterson tommypete@worldnet.att.net Tampa Bay, Florida Muriel Whitman Cristobal43@tampabay.rr.com Atlanta, Georgia Marie Drake mariedrake@bellsouth.com Pacific Northwest Dan & Pat Nellis chdarwin9581@toast.net Poconos Gordon Davis Gdavis1@comcast.net Kerrville, Texas Jo-Anne Fields Joanne_fields@hotmail.com Seattle, Washington Marilynn Abreau Stevens momthept@aol.com Page 20 Panama Canal Museum Please join us . January 16 : Potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the museum with Bob Hughes, author of Ahorca Lagarto the speaker. January 25 — February 5 : Museum fundraising cruise to Panama and other exciting ports on a beautiful n ew ship. April 18 : Space Coast Bunco V, a fund raiser for the PCM, will be held at the Dog ‘n Bone Pub in Cocoa Village, FL. Contact phuff@cfl.rr.com or 321-4551649 for info. THE PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM MISSION AND VISION The mission of the Panama Canal Museum is to document, interpret and articulate the role of the United States in the history of Panama, with emphas is on the construction, operation, maintenance and defense of the Panama Canal and the contributions t o its success by people of all nationalities. The vision of the Panama Canal Museum is to achieve national and international recognition as t he foremost source of historical information uniquely dedicated to documentation of the United States’ participation in the history of Panama.