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Panama Canal.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Archie William Birchwood Oral History, November 30, 2009

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0165-Folder 002
Identifier: 002
Scope and Contents

This oral history describes Birchwood's time in the Merchant Marines Service and with the U.S. Border Patrol. He outlines various trips to Europe, South America, and Central America. He details various stories of working in banana boats, catching illegal immigrants, working on a cargo ship, and traveling to Guantanamo Naval Base and the Panama Canal. Some of the locations mentioned within this oral history include Miami, Tampa, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, El Paso, Boston, Cuba, and Aruba.

Dates: November 30, 2009

John E. Schmidt, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0300
Scope and Contents

32 page interview covering John E. Schmidt's life from birth and early childhood to his military career and life on base in the Panama Canal Zone. The vast majority of the interview concerns life in the Canal Zone from leisure activities to medical matters.

Dates: Created: 1931 - 1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1951; Other: Date acquired: 06/08/1999

President Stanley Marshall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP-2007-096
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Official Entertainment records for Florida State University President J. Stanley Marshall from March 1969 through July 1976 and a Photograph Album of the Marshalls' trip to the Canal Zone and the Republic of Panama with Lawton Chiles.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1969-1976