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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Colon

Porto Bello

Canal Zone

Panama City

Other

Enrique Jaramillo Levi Photographs

The Benson Latin American Collection

I.L. Maduro Jr. Photographs, c.1904-1914



Descriptive Summary

Creator Maduro, I.L.
Title I.L. Maduro Jr. Photographs
Dates: c.1904-1914
Abstract Photographic prints of Panama during the canal excavation.
OCLC Record No. N/A
Extent 99 prints
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

Black-and-white postcard-type photographic prints showing Panama during the time of the construction of the canal, with scenes from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Each print is marked as copyrighted to I.L. Maduro, Jr. The photographs were removed from a black Eastman Kodak Co. album for preservation purposes; their original order was maintained in the number sequence. Numbers printed on the back of each print (e.g. "86B") are listed in brackets after the item description.

The collection was a gift to the Benson Collection by Harry H. Hughes of Austin, whose grandfather J.W. Underwood worked on the Canal. It includes a service pin awarded to Mr. Underwood "for two years continuous service on the Panama Canal," and employee tag #49971.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The I.L. Maduro Jr. Photographs are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Panama Canal (Panama)--History--Pictorial works
Panama--Description and travel--Photographs
Document Types
Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: I.L. Maduro Jr. Photographs, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Colon

box folder
1 1 1. Toro Point Lighthouse, Colon (where the breakwater is being built)
2. Christ Church, Colon
3. New Government Building, Colon
[34B]
4. Street and Catholic Church, Colon
[98B]
5. Front Street, Colon (railroads)
6. Front Street (telephone poles, lines on the left)
[20B]
7. Fifth Street and railroad station, Colon
[7B]
8. Bolivar Street, Colon
[76B]
9. Bolivar Street and Imperial Hotel
[52B]
10. Imperial Hotel and Front Street
[50B]
11. Washington Hotel

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Porto Bello

box folder
1 2 12. YMCA, Porto Bello, Panama
13. General view of old Porto Bello showing old Spanish forts, Panama
Water front, Panama (Caribbean side?)

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Canal Zone

box folder
1 3 15. Atlantic entrance to the Canal and the statue of Columbus, Cristobal
[12B]
16. Atlantic entrance to the canal, Cristobal
[47B]
17. Railroad boat "Panama" arriving at Cristobal
[63B]
18. Unloading a ship-load of lumber for the canal at Cristobal
[75B]
19. Canal head offices at Cristobal
(2 copies) [9B]
20. General offices, at Cristobal
[]
21. Second Street, Cristobal
[33B]
22. Third Street, Cristobal
[73B]
23. You Men's Christian Association, Cristobal
(2 copies) [79B]
24. COLON: Canal hospital
25. Native village at Gatun and Chagres River
[21B]
26. The site where the dam is going to be built at Gatun
[58B]
27. Showing site for the dam at Gatun
[23B]
28. The dam under construction, Gatun
[3B]
29. Street scene, Gatun
[70B]
30. Gatun, street scene (two-story housing)
[32B]
31. Old church at Gatun
(2 copies) [36B]
32. Town of San Pablo showing ICC Hotel
[74B]
33. A dirt spreader, one of the useful machines being used by the ICC, San Pablo
[92B]
34. The machine shops at Gorgona
[16B]
35. Main Square, Gorgona
[26B]
36. Main Street, Gorgona
[81B]
37. Street scene, Gorgona (fire hydrant)
[35B]
38. Street scene, Gorgona
[68B]
39. Gorgona: Avenue A, with Zone post office in the foreground
[65B]
40. Bas Obispo: Marine Camp, Camp Elliott
[]
41. Las Cascadas: Engine sheds and town of Las Cascadas
[60B]
42. Italian and Spanish laborers at Las Cascadas
[27B]
43. Bird's eye view of Empire
[83B]
44. American Hotel, Empire
[4B]
45. Main street, Empire
[45B]
46. Empire: Canal Zone Post Office
[85B]
47. Empire: Machine shops
[5B]
48. Culebra: YMCA Building
49. Culebra Cut: looking towards Panama, Panama Canal
[5C]
50. Culebra Cut: looking towards Colon
[4C]
51. Culebra Cut: latest view, looking south
[3C]
52. Culebra Cut: showing Gold Hill
[15B]
53. Culebra Cut: at Rio Grande
[69B]
54. Paraiso: Bird's eye view of the town of Paraiso
[37B]
55. Pedro Miguel: the canal cut at Pedro Miguel, C.Z.
(2 copies) [6B]

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Panama City

box folder
1 4 56. Cathedral Plaza from City Hall, Panama
57. Cathedral Plaza and Bishop's Palace
[13B]
58. Cathedral Park, Panama
59. Central Park
60. Central Avenue and Sta. Ana Park
61. Sta. Anna Church
[97B]
62. Government Palace
[90B]
63. National Theatre
64. Plaza Sta. Anna
(2 copies) [61B]
65. Sta. Anna Park and 13th Street
[78B]
66. Central Avenue (young boy on curb steps)
[87B]
67. Central Avenue - Le Palais Royal, Calle 9a.
[77B]
68. Central Avenue (the main thoroughfare, showing horse-drawn carriages)
[67B]
69. Central Avenue (children playing in the street)
[39B]
70. Main Street, Panama
71. Main Street, from the opposite direction
72. Avenue B, a narrow street
73. Market Street
[14B]
74. Entrance to Ancon Hospital, Panama
75. Ancon Hospital
(2 copies)
76. Ancon Hospital
77. Ancon Hospital, with royal palms, Canal Zone
78. Canal Administration Bldg. at Ancon
79. Bull Fight, Panama
80. Bull Fight, Panama
81. Bull fight, Baseball Grounds
82. Bay of Panama
83. Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal at Balboa
[2C]
84. Entrance to the Canal at La Boca, Panama
[53B]
85. Old ancient church
[84B]
86. Old vaults in cemetary, Panama City
87. Sanatorium at Taboga (at one time a hotel)
88. Hotel Tivoli
[22B]
89. Banana plantation - Panama
90. Some beautiful palms
91. The cactus plant
92. Chorrera Falls, Panama

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Other

box folder
1 5 Unidentified group of men in military uniform, at train station
[]
Service pin and employee tag

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Enrique Jaramillo Levi Photographs

Photographs of the Panama Canal Zone during construction, 1911-1916, from Enrique Jaramillo Levi. Photos are stored here because of their common subject with the Maduro photographs.
box folder
1 6 1. Gatún Upper Locks, looking north, 15 May 1911
[517-L]
2. Culebra Cut, looking north, between Contractor's Hill and Gold Hill, June 1911
[38-L]
3. Gaillard Cut at deepest excavation section of Canal between Gold and Contractor's Hills, June 1913
4. Opening of the Panama Canal; S.S. Ancón passing Cucaracha slide, looking north, 15 August 1914
[80-A]
5. Construction of reinforced concrete pontoons. Erection of reinforcing, 22 January 1916
[9.5-M]

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