F. Vitola & Deer on Barro Colorado Island

ID: 92-16786

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c.1940

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 134, Box 12, Folder: 8

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Summary

Francisco "Chi Chi" Vitola, chief of labor force for the Canal Zone Biological Area (CZBA), feeds a deer on Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal Zone. The CZBA was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1924 and in 1946 was renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Subject

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 134, Box 12, Folder: 8

Contact information

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

Date

c.1940

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Vitola, Francisco
  • Panama Canal (Panama)
  • Research institutes
  • Tropical Biology
  • Deer
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

92-16786

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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