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    1914-1925 Society of the Chagres

    Starting off our anniversary week is the Society of the Chagres! Colonel Goethals suggested the idea for the Roosevelt medal to award employees for ever two years employed. The Society of the Chagres developed as a result of the medal. One of our items digitized into the Digital Collections here at UF is the yearbooks for the Society. We have six volumes digitized from 1911-1917. If you are interested to learn more about the Society through its yearbooks, follow this link to read the yearbooks! http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00013083/00001/allvolumes We want to know more about the Society of the Chagres. Did you have family members who were a part of it? Can you…