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August Belmont breaks ground on the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.001.001 (RS197146)

Description

A group of officials pose for a photograph with August Belmont, who is seen holding a shovel. A caption reads "Belmont turns first sod and Cape Cod Canal is started."

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
ca. 1914
Physical Description
1 lantern slide
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308783
Reference Code
MS028.04.001.001

Record details

Other People
Belmont, August, 1853-1924
Descriptive Terms
canals
groundbreakings
Material Type
lantern slides
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Location Note
Box 7, Item 1

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