Panama and the canal in picture and prose, by Willis J. Abbot. Water-colors by E. J. Read and Gordon Grant; profusely illustrated by over 600 unique and attractive photographs taken expressly for this book by our special staff.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Abbot, Willis J. (Willis John) (1863-1934 ) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1913
Place: New York
Publisher: Syndicate Publishing Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 918.6-A (Abbot, W. Panama and the canal in picture)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 p. l., 412 p. front. (fold map) illus., col. plates. 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433057866836
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11722038
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 609f0c20-c6bd-012f-f623-58d385a7bc34
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