Building Water Tank on Barro Colorado

ID: 92-15290

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1940s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, IHD Photo File

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Summary

James Zetek, director of the Canal Zone Biological Area, Francisco "Chi Chi" Vitola, chief of the labor force, and Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore standing in front of construction of a new water tank on Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal watershed. The CZBA is now the Smithsonian Tropical Research. Institute.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Vitola, Francisco
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Zetek, James b. 1886
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, IHD Photo File

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1940s

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Entomologists
  • Secretaries
  • Construction
  • Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory
  • Construction
  • Secretaries
  • Entomologists

Place

  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

92-15290

Physical description

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

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