Village in Chico, Panama

ID: SIA2008-3198 or Wetmore 3626

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

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Date: April 4, 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948

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Summary

Houses in the village of Chico, Panama. Some villagers, including women and children, are standing in the center of the image. The U.S. Army Air Force jeep loaned to ornithologist and sixth Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore can be seen on the right in the shadow of a tree. A thatched roof hut on stilts is on the left.

Author

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • United States. Army
  • United States Army Air Forces Fighter Group, 332nd

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Wetmore's Neg. # 3626 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers located in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 4, 1948

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Topic

  • Women
  • Animals
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation
  • Field Work
  • Birds
  • Field work
  • School field trips
  • Children
  • Military
  • Ornithologists
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithology--Field work
  • Field trips

Place

  • Chico
  • Panama

ID Number

SIA2008-3198 or Wetmore 3626

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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