This is the 1973 Caribbean yearbook from Cristobal High School, located on the Atlantic side of the isthmus of Panama in the American Canal Zone town of Coco Solo. The contents include faculty and student activities for grades 7 through 12. The end of the yearbook has lots of cool advertisements from familiar places in Colon and on the Atlantic side of the former Panama Canal Zone. Go Tigers!
This yearbook was an office copy for the Panama Canal Society and " Office Copy " is written on the inside of the front cover. There are also several greetings written inside as expected. The front and rear cover bindings are loose, but still attached. The top of the spine is damaged and taped (see photo). I went through the pages and found 4 cut outs. Two cut outs are on the advertisement pages. One cut out is at the bottom of page 44 (Physical Education staff). The last cut out is on page 134 (Physical Education). The remainder of the pages are in very good condition.
This yearbook was part of the Panama Canal Museum archives. When the museum closed, I gave the museum a large donation in exchange for some of their yearbooks. I already have a copy of this yearbook in my personal collection, so I am selling this copy to recover some of the money from my donation.
Many of the yearbooks from the Panama Canal Zone have been digitized and are available as free downloadable JPGs on the University of Florida's archival website ( CHS ; BHS ), but you cannot search the text on graphics and reading jpegs on iBooks is not easy on your eyes. You can also purchase Xerox copies of yearbooks from Classmates.com for about $80, but it is much better to purchase an original copy of this yearbook to keep in your own collection.