1 Reply Latest reply on Feb 18, 2021 10:43 AM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking Panama Canal Employees Service Record Card for Lyda Smith

    Kathy L Dobbins Newbie

      I am searching for the Panama Canal Employees Service Record Card for Lyda Blanche Smith (b. 7 Oct 1883), who was assigned to Ancon Gorgas Base Hospital sometime between Spring 1919 and Fall 1923.

        • Re: Seeking Panama Canal Employees Service Record Card for Lyda Smith
          Jason Atkinson Ranger

          Dear Ms. Dobbins,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          Personnel records that are filed in the Records of the Panama Canal (Record Group 185) are in the custody of the National Archives at St. Louis (RL-SL). For information regarding these records, please email RL-SL via email at stl.archives@nara.gov.

           

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