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Items associated with name 'Panama'

Keystone View Company Lantern Slides

by Keystone View Company Studios (circa 1915)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

These 28 glass lantern slides were created as educational tools by the Keystone View Company. Each photographic transparency depicts areas throughout the Caribbean and South America sometime around 1915, given that the completed Panama Canal is featured in several slides. Other countries shown in the slides include Martinique, Venezuela, and Jamaica.

Associated Subjects: Education • Photography
Identifier: SC2016.112
Repository: Special Collections
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Lieutenant Colonel Edward Henry Bowes Collection

by Bowes, Edward Henry (1901, 1969)

2 boxes (0.75 linear feet)

The Lieutenant Colonel Edward H. Bowes Collection documents the personal history of Lieutenant Colonel Edward Henry Bowes (1896-1944). Personal items relating to Edward Bowes’ career in the U.S. Army from 1919 to 1944 include diaries, photographs, and other service-related documents. Bowes’ wife Roselmer Bowes (nee McKee) and two children lived primarily in New York and San Francisco, California and are documented through photographs and other documents. Bowes was a prisoner of war (POW) in a Philippine Military Prison Camp during World War II and later died after his prisoner vessel was sunk. There are also two yearbooks, a photo album, a birth certificate of Roselmer Bowes (nee McKee), a handbook meant for cadets about the West Point Military Academy, and a copy of a telegram and record detailing Bowes’ death.

Identifier: SC2020.028
Repository: Special Collections
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