The Air Force Trucks at Río Salud, Colón, Panama, 1952

ID: SIA2009-0018 and 4857

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: March 12, 1952

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 178, Folder: Album 2

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Summary

Image of the Air Force trucks used for traveling by Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore during an ornithological field trip to Panama. The trucks are parked at Río Salud, Colón, Panama. There are U.S. Air Force soliders standing around the truck to the right and a group of Panamanian children are standing to the side of the same truck. A village can be seen through the trees in the background. The image was taken by Wetmore on March 12, 1952.

Subject

United States Air Force

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4857

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 178, Folder: Album 2

Contact information

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

Date

March 12, 1952

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Topic

  • Trucks
  • Description and travel
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Villages
  • Children
  • Indians of Central America
  • Travel

Place

  • Río Salud (Colón, Panama)
  • Panama
  • Colón (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Exterior
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-0018 and 4857

Physical description

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

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