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From 1903 to 1979 the Panama Canal Zone was controlled by the United States under the Hay-Bunau-Varilla treaty. According to the 1936 Hull-Alfaro Treaty ratified by the US Senate, the Canal Zone became the "territory of the Republic of Panama under the jurisdiction of the United States of America." From 1979-1999, after the Carter-Torrijos treaty was signed, it was jointly administered by the United States and Panama.
At least two United States federal censuses were taken in this territory.
For more in-depth research in Panama, see the Panama article.
- ↑ "Panama Canal Zone," Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal_Zone: accessed 18 August 2008).
- ↑ "Panama Canal Zone Records," FamilySearch Wiki (https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Panama_Canal_Zone_Records#U.S._Census_Records : accessed 18 August 2008).