August Belmont breaks ground on the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1914

Location Note

Box 7, Item 1

GUSN

GUSN-308783

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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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
groundbreakings
lantern slides

Physical Description

1 lantern slide

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.04.001.001

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

lantern slides

Other People

Belmont, August, 1853-1924

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Box 7, Item 1