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This digital collection displays J. R. Mitchell’s scrapbook describing his voyage in 1921 from New York to Chile by way of Cuba, the Panama Canal, and Peru.  The scrapbook contains his original typescript narrative of 86 folio pages accompanied by 82 original photographs which include a railroad station and customs house at Callao, the President's residence in Panama, a monument in the Canal and electric towing locomotives used on the Canal, and a Japanese truck garden near Colon.  

Ship in the Panama Canal with the caption “An interesting moment-A meeting in the Canal 

Finding Aid to J. R. Mitchell Papers

 
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