• Volunteer Spotlight

    Volunteer Spotlight: Casey Wooster

    Casey is a fabulous volunteer who has been working with the collection since Spring/Summer 2013.  She interned with us this summer, for course credit, and spent time digitizing and creating records for a small collection of stereograph cards.  Casey is very talented with technology and helps us with much of our digital work (especially imaging) and she has also taken over much of the work on this blog!  Casey is also a very gifted artist and photographer, whose work has been featured in campus galleries! Thank you, Casey for all of your hard work on the PCM Collection! Occupation/Major: Creative Photography and Anthropology What made you want to volunteer with…

  • Volunteer Spotlight

    Volunteer Spotlight

    Stephanie Marie McComber Stephanie began volunteering with the PCM collection at the end of the summer and is continuing to volunteer with us through the fall semester.  At present, Stephanie is dedicated to updating our extensive mola database. Occupation/Major I’m a sophomore studying International Studies with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. What made you want to volunteer with the Panama Canal Museum Collection? Funny enough, my parents are vendors at the Panama Canal Society convention every year and brought this volunteer opportunity to my attention.  Having spent my childhood in Panama with family, I’ve always been aware of my cultural heritage and had members of my family…

  • Volunteer Spotlight

    Volunteer Spotlight

    Sarah Calise Sarah has been working with the collection since the Spring semester of 2013, focusing on processing and updating records for objects in our envelope files.  Recently, she has been assisting the curators of the Health Science Center Libraries select objects for their 2014 Centennial exhibit.   Occupation/Major: B.A. in History. Currently, I’m an employee of the Latin American Collection at UF. What made you want to volunteer with the PCM collection? First and foremost, the story of the Zonians intrigued me. I wanted to learn more about the development of an American society within a completely different country, and to what extent the different cultures interacted and influenced…

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