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

Accession number 2002.092.001

Material Information

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


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


12 X 10, mounted on cardboard.
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
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Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2002.092.001
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