THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Historic Reference

"The Gumps" comic strip by Sidney Smith

Original artwork by Sidney Smith from within a year or two of the inception of comic strip. This popular comic strip about a middle-class family ran in newspapers for forty two years, beginning in 1917.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

1896 Pullman's Palace Car Company Letter

Letter written by Pullman's Vice-President, Horace Porter, on June 11, 1896 to Henry R. Reed concerning Vice-President Adali Stevenson and his use of a train car during convention week.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Historic_Reference; Events_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

1925 Yearbook, Pullman Free School of Manual Training

Table of Contents: 1)Forward, 2)Dedication, 3)Faculty, 4)Seniors, 5)Classes, 6)Activities, 7)Athletics, 8)Humor. 100 pages; nine page of local advertising. Brown cover.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Schools; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Abraham Lincoln From Skeptic to Prophet

446 page hard cover book.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Abraham Lincoln Illustrated

159 page hard cover pocket book. A biographical sketch of President Lincoln taken from Abbott's "Lives of the Presidents," and containing sixty half-tone illustrations and portraits.

Subject: Reference; Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Abraham Lincoln Portrait

Framed print of Abraham Lincoln.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Format: Artwork

Agawa Canyon Train Tour

1998 Algoma Central Railway schedule for traveling 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario down to the Agawa Canyon floor on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten.

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Algoma Central Corporation 1993 Annual Report

1993 annual report of the Algoma Central Corp.for their three divisions: Marine Group, Algoma Central Railway, and Real Estate Group.

Subject: General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Algoma Central Railroad Maps

Algoma Central Railroad maps found on the on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten."

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Map

Algoma Central Railroad Maps

Algoma Central Railroad maps found on the on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten."

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Map

American Gas Light Journal

Copies of four pages from various years and issues of American Gas Light Journal, referencing Pullman and the latest gas equipment available in the 1880's.

Subject: ; Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Pullman_Gas_Works; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Artic Explorer

22 black & white photographs of the building of the Pullman Artic Explorer taken by James P. Van Vorst, 7-3/4 x 9-3/4. Paper mounted on linen, water damaged. August-October 1939.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Bamboo Rocker

Bamboo rocker with decorative bamboo root knobs on the end of the handles and on the top.

Subject: Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Furniture

Birthday card

Small die-cut birthday card with multiple papers, ribbon trim, and illustrations of pink roses on front and interior. Unsigned.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Bottle return ticket

Ticket for 5-cent deposit return for bottles, from "Dunes Arcade Hotel and Pavilion, Jos. C. Strack, Mgr."

Subject: Regional; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Carpet remnant

Carpet remnant from Pullman train car, Rust/Fern patterned loop. Two pieces; same width.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Textiles

Carpet, rust fern pattern

Carpet remnant from Pullman train car; rust color, fern pattern, loop.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Textiles

Chicago from the Air

Aerial photographs highlighting Chicago geography, history, and landmarks.

Subject: Chicago_History; Architecture; Aerial_Views; Historic_Reference; Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Chicago Furniture: Art, Craft, & Industry, 1833-1983

History of furniture making in Chicago, with Pullman references. Author: Sharon Darling and The Chicago Historical Society Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.. 1984 ISBN 0-393-01818-0

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Chicago Map, 1893

Rand McNally & Co. Map show Chicago boundaries of 1893, Pullman, site of Columbian Exposition.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Lake_Calumet; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Regional; Format: Map

Chicago Transit Authority Historical Calendars

A collection of CTA Historical Calendars with historic photos of trains/buses around the city. Dates from 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Chicago's Historic Pullman District

Paperback book, 127 pages, Images of America series, with photographs and illustrations.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_People; Pullman_Company; Historic_Reference; Factory_Site; Corliss_Engine; Arcade_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

City Gives Pullman Landmark Status

2-page article from the "Calumet Index" October 18, 1972. Describes passage of Chicago ordinance naming Pullman a landmark district.

Subject: ; Architecture; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Common Sense Magazine

"Independent magazine devoted to the interests of the American people". April 27, 1933. Part of a large collection of newspapers and other publications from the 1930s,40s,50s,60s.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Reference; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Community Improvement Committee Report

Typed original report. Subject: Pullman and the Lincoln Family.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Council adopts resolution by Adduci declaring Pullman be designated a city landmark

Newspaper article describing the landmarks resolution, and a brief history of Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Croquet party

B/W photograph of three children with croquet gear, mounted in cardstock slip mat.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Curtis Avenue & 112 Street, North

Streetscape showing homes.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Roseland_Community; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Postcard

Curtis Avenue & 112th Street, North

Photo postcard; streetscape looking north, with homes.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Postcard

Daughter-in-Law of Lincoln dies in capital at 90

Newspaper article describing the life of Mary Harlan Lincoln.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Memorials; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Death At Hull House

261 page soft cover novel.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Dressing Gown, Mens

Mid Century Purple and gold dressing gown and belt

Subject: Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Textiles

East 111th Street & Curtis Avenue

Photo postcard of streetscape, with pedestrian traffic. Lady in period attire, with parasol.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Postcard

Edgar Allen Poe School

Koopman photo of Edgar Allen Poe School, Pullman, IL. Front facade.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Pullman_Schools; Pullman_(General); Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Architecture; Format: Postcard

Federal Funds To Help Complete Restoration

Article from the Calumet Index, March 3, 1971 describing restoration efforts in Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; General/Misc.; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Labor_History,_other; Market_Hall; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Field Guide to American Antique Furniture

A unique visual system for identifying the style of virtually any piece of American antique furniture. Softcover edition.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Foreign Books Show Shifts

Article describing the demographic shift shown by the languages of books borrowed from the Pullman branch library, which at the time had more languages represented than any other branch in the Chicago Public Library system.

Subject: Arcade_Library; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

From Slave To State Legislator John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' First African American Lawmaker

Biography of John W.E. Thomas. Book explains the dynamics of African American politics in post-Civil War Chicago.

Subject: Regional; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Gleaners Dance program

Printed announcement/program advertising Annual Easter Prize Dance, given by the Gleaners on April 16, 1938. Includes advertisements of local business sponsors.

Subject: ; Advertising; Historic_Reference; Kensington; Organizations_--_Other; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Group Society Dinner

Photo of large group of men at formal dinner or meeting, unknown society.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Hints on Household Taste

Classic Handbook of Victorian Interior Decoration by Charles L. Eastlake - 1969 reprint Author: Charles L. Eastlake Publisher:Dover Publications, Inc. Softcover edition.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Hold Hearings on Pullman Landmark Status

Photo with caption, published in the South End Reporter, 1972. Shows residents in attendance a the Greenstone Church.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Greenstone_Church; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Hotel Florence and Pullman Reference Guide

Three-ring binder containing information to be used by docents and tour guides. Reference material relating to general Pullman history, Hotel Florence, the town, the strike and other pertinent data.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Illinois State Archives -

A boxed selection of documents from the Illinois State Archives, prepared for teachers, with teaching manual and document reproductions.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Illinois State Archives -

A boxed selection of documents from the Illinois State Archives, prepared for teachers, with teaching manual and document reproductions.

Subject: Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Illinois State Archives - "Abraham Lincoln in Illinois"

A boxed selection of copies of historic documents from the Illinois State Archives, prepared for teachers.

Subject: Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Illinois State Archives - "Early Chicago, 1833-1871"

A boxed selection of historic documents from City Council Proceedings Files, prepared for teachers, including a teachers manual and document reproductions.

Subject: Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Illinois State Archives - "From The Ashes, 1872-1900"

A boxed selection of historic documents from the Proceedings Files of the Chicago City Council, prepared for teachers, including a teacher manual and document reproductions.

Subject: Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Illinois State Archives - "Hard Times In Illinois 1930-1940"

A boxed selection of historic documents from the Illinois State Archives, prepared for teachers, with teaching manual and document reproductions.

Subject: Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Infrastructure and Urban Growth in the Nineteenth Century

Publication from Essays in Public Works History, Number 14, December 1985

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of articles written for the Pullman Flyer from 2005-2007, including anecdotal history of events and people in Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Genealogy; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_-_Post_1975; Pullman_Abroad; Pullman_Bank; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_People; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Typed original. History of Admiral Byrd's Snow Cruiser.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Interesting Things About Pullman, Past and Present

Collection of essays. Topics include columns from Pullman Flyer, Roseland American Legion Post 49er, Daily Southtown and Roseland Pullman Sports Hall of Fame. 22 pages, plus 4 copies of cover page.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Kensington; Memorials; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Sports; War_Memorial; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Interesting Things... 2000-2003

Series of essays and anecdotes relating to the social history of Pullman, for publication in the Pullman Flyer. Typed original and draft copies, some with photos and banner layout.

Subject: World_War_II; World_War_I; War_Memorial; Victorian_Era_-_general; The_Snow_Cruiser; Regional; Reference; Pullman_Water_Tower; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Town; Pullman_People; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Family; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_-_Post_1975; Pullman_(General); Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Memorials; Lake_Calumet; Labor_History,_other; Illinois_History; Hotel_Florence_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Factory_Site; Chicago_History; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Architecture; Arcade_Building; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Introducing the town of Pullman coverlet

Order form for a coverlet produced by the Historic Pullman Foundation as a fund-raiser, depicting landmark buildings.

Subject: Advertising; Architecture; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Iron nail

Hand-forged construction nail found in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Architecture; Historic_Reference; Format: Building Component

Jon Ton House

Photo of home of Jon Ton on the Calumet River, one mile east of Riverdale, 1856; handwritten note on reverse.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; SCH_Waterways,_Calumet_River; Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Calumet_River_-_Calumet_Region; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Kings of Fortune

Illustrated stoties of self-made men during the 19th century. Includes chapter on George Pullman. Fabric cover with gold embossing.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Family; Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Labor Day 2009

Program for 2009 Labor Day event in Historic Pullman, a celebration and rally for America's Working Families, September 7, 2009.

Subject: ; Fairs; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Lake Calumet and Pullman Area Map

Photograph of a partial map showing Lake Calumet and the southern edge of Chicago city limits.

Subject: Regional; Pullman_Town; Lake_Calumet; Historic_Reference; Calumet_River_-_Calumet_Region; Aerial_Views; Format: Map

List of Passenger Cars

List of lot, number of cars, class, plan, and railroad they were on.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Lowell, The Story of an Industrial City

Official National Park Handbook, publication date unknown.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Man Who Wrote Poem for Drink is Dead in Dump

Describes life and death of Pullman resident Mike Braggazi.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Mann's Boudoir Car Company

1 stock certificate for Mann's Boudoir Car Company (10 shares)

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Industry,_other; Organizations_--_Other; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Meet Thursday on Pullman as City Landmark

Article from the Sunday, July 30, 1972 South End Reporter. Describes plans to discuss Pullman's city landmark designation. Sidebar entitled "Why Pullman decided to build city here" describes early history of Pullman.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Town; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Meeting of Exec. Committee of The Union Palace Car Company

Handwritten minutes of committee meeting.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Morning Suit

Three Peice morning suit with grey/black striped pants(A), Grey double breasted vest(B) and tail coat(C) About a 40 Regular

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Textiles

Negative of Pullman Smokestack Being Taken Down

1957 black & white negative of a factory smokestack being taken down.

Subject: Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Pullman_Water_Tower; Reference; Format: Photographic Materials

Olde Pullman may soon become landmark

Newspaper article describing upcoming hearing on landmark designation.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Our Community

Color booklet commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Pullman Trust and Savings Bank, Vol.1, No. 3, Spring 1958.

Subject: Catalogs/Reprints; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Bank; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pennsylvania Railroad Company Stock Certificate

Framed certificate for 100 shares of stock, issued to Baker Weeks & Co. on April 11, 1962.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pennsylvania Railroad Company Stock Certificate

Framed certificate for 100 shares of stock, issued to Baker Weeks & Co. on April 11, 1962.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Photo album

Photo album with brown pleather cover, gold foil border. Includes 71 images of Old Pullman Day activities, August 23, 1970.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Photo album

Red with gold border, labeled "Pullman" with address label. 3-ring binder type photo album with 32 pages of photographs, and 21 additional unmounted images. Historical images are reproductions or photocopies; some images are mid-20th century.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Piano Stool

Early 20th century claw foot, oak, piano stool.

Subject: Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Furniture

Piano, 1890's Emerson Upright

Piano built by Emerson, Boston. Upright style. Vintage bench included.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Household Accessory

Poker chips, Hotel Florence

Two (2) plastic poker chips, one red and one yellow, imprinted with Hotel Florence logo.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Recreational Artifact

Polar Philately: Byrd Antarctic Ventures

Describes issue of commemorative postal stamp and Admiral Byrd's four Antarctic expeditions.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Portland Avenue

Photo postcard by Koopman, view of 111 Street east of Portland Avenue, streetscape of homes in Roseland.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Postcard

Portrait of Eugene V. Debs

Oil painting done from a photograph, by William Kirschner, longtime Pullman resident. Antique wooden frame

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

Portrait of Florence Pullman

Oil painting done from a photograph by William Kirschner, longtime Pullman resident. Antique wooden frame.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

Prairie Avenue Cookbook

207 page soft cover book.

Subject: Regional; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 4128

Instructions for operating water system for sleeping car. Plan 4128

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 4128

Instructions for operating heating system for sleeping car. Plan 4128

Subject: Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 4153

Instructions for operating air pressure water system for sleeping car. Plan 4153

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 4153

Instructions for operating heating system for sleeping car. Plan 4153

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7548

Instructions for operating air-pressure water system for bar-lounge-barber-secretary car. Plan 7548

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7548

Instructions for operating heating system for bar-lounge-barber-secretary car. Plan 7548

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7555

Instructions for operating water system for chair car. Plan 7555

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7555

Instructions for operating heating system for chair car. Plan 7555

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7556

Instructions for operating water system for dining car. Plan 7556

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7556

Instructions for operating heating system for dining car. Plan 7556

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7557

Instructions for operating water system for observation-lounge car. Plan 7557

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Process Instruction Sheet Plan 7557

Instructions for operating heating system for observation-lounge car. Plan 7556

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman 104th Street Paving

Image shows 104th St., east of Maryland, being prepared for paving...horse-drawn wagon going down dirt street.

Subject: Historic_Reference; North_Pullman; Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman and his 'perfect' town

Newspaper article describing George M. Pullman's social experiment with the town of Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Lake_Calumet; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Workers; The_Stables; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Area Near Landmark Status

Newspaper article clipped from Chicago Tribune, written by Stan Ziembe, January 1, 1970.

Subject: ; Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; General/Misc.; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Company; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed and hand-notated original article; topic is John Erstman and the origins of the Beman Committee of the PUllman Civic Organization.

Subject: ; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed and hand-notated original article; topic is history of American Legion Roseland Post 49.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Military_-_other; Organizations_--_Other; War_Memorial; World_War_I; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is anniversaries of both George Pullman's birth and the reactivation of the Pullman Civic Organization.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is Labor Day and the Pullman Strike of 1894.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: commemorative postage stamp.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Sub-heading: Roseland Calumet Index is Dead.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: A letter from William F. Scudella, continued.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: A letter from William F. Scudella, continued (Part ? of a 4-part series).

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is the summer of 1900.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: the discovery of the 1896 Prague plaque.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Memorials; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Abroad; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: the Dr. John McLean house.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Hospital; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Workers; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: Robert Todd Lincoln.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Hand-notated copy of typed original, includes note from PCO Community Improvement Committee; topic is Christmas of 1944. 4 copies total.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: A letter from William F. Scudella, continued (Part 1 of a 4-part series).

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful Committee, December 1975 Issue, Mario Avignone, Chairman.

Typed original on onionskin paper. Topic: Christmas of 1941.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Calendar 2007

A sample copy of a 12-month calendar created for the PSHS, with historic Pullman photographs.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Factory_Site; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman ClockTower/Administration Building Postcard

Postcard created by the Historic Pullman Foundation showing the Clocktower/Admin Building in 1880.

Subject: Administration_Building; Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Pullman Community Improvement Committee Report

Typed original committee report submitted January 1986. Topic: Robert Todd Lincoln in Pullman.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Couch Company

References to company from Sharon Darling's History of Chicago Furniture book

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Facility Site Map

A copy of a Pullman facility site map from the early 1950's showing when certain factory buildings were being razed.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Company; Historic_Reference; Factory_Site; Format: Map

Pullman Hinge and Lock Pieces

19th century Eastlake design hinge and lock pieces from Pullman building.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Format: Building Component

Pullman Historic American Engineering Record

Copy of Haer report done by the National Park Service in 1976, with maps showing the factory site and town in 1886 and 1901.

Subject: Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Town; Format: Map

Pullman History

Newspaper clipping c. 1972, publication unknown. Describes upcoming meeting to determine Landmarks status of Pullman; describes briefly the history of the PCO.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Journal

Newsletter of the Historic Pullman Foundation, Spring issue, 1979

Subject: Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman opening doors to history - and to you

Newspaper article published October 10, 1974 in the Chicago Tribune. Describes the first Pullman House Tour.

Subject: Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Strike Timeline 1994

A timeline from 1994 showing events leading up to the Pullman Strike in 1894.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Village and Beverly Hills-Morgan Park

B/W copy of article from "Guide to Chicago Neighborhoods", 1981. Includes map and photos, descriptions of principal buildings, handwritten notes. 8 pages.

Subject: Architecture; Catalogs/Reprints; Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman War Memorial, file of documents

File of documents relating to the placing of a monument to 14 servicemen from Pullman who died in World War II. File includes handwritten chronology of the process from April 1949 to May 1950; the monument was dedicated on May 21, 1950. Also included is correspondence with vendors, work orders, invoices, etc. and short biographies of the servicemen honored. Documents are originals and photocopies.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Memorials; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; War_Memorial; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman's friends speak up for town

Newspaper article describes hearing by the Chicago Landmarks Commission to grant status to Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman, 2 Buildings Made Landmarks

Newspaper article describes naming of Pullman as national historic site by U.S. Secretary of Interior.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Railway Age Magazine Articles

various short articles from Railway Age magazine from 1937.

Subject: Reference; Historic_Reference; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Recommend Pullman Landmark Status

Newspaper article from the August 13, 1972 South End Reporter; describes recommendation by Chicago Landmarks Commission to City Council.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Remembering Hiroshima Dawn of the Atomic Age

Newspaper article about Fred Olivi who grew up in Pullman and was the co-pilot on the August 9, 1945 Nagasaki attack.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Military_-_other; Pullman_People; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Rolling Stock Rebate

Paper tabulating value of rolling stock destroyed in Chicago riots, July 6, 1894.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Train_Cars; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Roseland Man Celebrates 25th... Of 101st Div.'s Liberation of ...

Second page of article by same title, including Photograph of Harry Miller with caption.

Subject: World_War_II; War_Memorial; Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Military_-_other; Memorials; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Roseland Man Celebrates Anniversary of 101st Airborne's Liberation of Netherlands

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Military_-_other; Memorials; Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Chicago_History; War_Memorial; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Sailing group

B/W photo of group on a sailing vessel, mounted to cardstock.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Lake_Calumet; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Scrapbook

Red three-ring binder consisting of photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles,etc. about Pullman and items relating to Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Photographic Materials

Sleeping Car Floor Plan No. 4083

Blueprint of a Pullman sleeping car floor plan number 4083 drawn October 27, 1938.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Reference; Format: Blueprint

South Pullman CompanyTown Eyed as Landmark

Newspaper article from Chicago Tribune, 1972, relating to city landmark status. Describes other neighborhoods under consideration.

Subject: Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Plans/_Reports/_Studys; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Spiral scrapbook

Spiral-bound scrapbook with newspaper clippings and articles about Pullman; 20 pages. Orange/green/yellow cover.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

State & 111th Place

Photo postcard of streetscape, view of intersection of 111th Place and State Street, Roseland, Illinois. Shows homes.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Postcard

State Recognition of Pullman

Article published June 25, 1969 in the South End Reporter,

Subject: Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steps Being Taken to Preserve Pullman Area

Article describes the formation of the Beman Committee to acquire Landmarks status for Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Illinois_History; Market_Hall; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Action Line

Newspaper column with reader questions about Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Advance - Algoma Central Railroad Maps

Maps found on the re-commissioned Advance train car the "Michipicoten."

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Map

The Bulfinch Anatomy of Antique Furniture

An illustrated guide to identifying period, detail, and design. Author: Tim Forrest Publisher: Bulfinch Press, Little, Brown and Company. 1996 ISBN 0-8212-2325-9

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Carbuilder

Company publication, for the builders of all Pullman Standard products. Contains article "The George Mortimer Pullman Story". 32 pages.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Harvey Girls

Story of the women who went west to work in Fred Harvey's restaurants along the Santa Fe railway from the 1880s to the 1950s. softcover, 252 pages

Subject: Historic_Reference; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Journal of Negro History

Bound books, volumes 1-45 plus index, founded by Carter G. Woodson. Each volume contains numerous articles, documents, and book reviews related to the history of Negros.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Parable of Pullman

Double-sided parchment paper, continued on reverse. History of Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Plan of Chicago @ 100

164 page hard bound book.

Subject: Reference; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Pullman Company Contracts

4"x7" black leather 3 ringed binder containing various Pullman Company contracts between porters, conductors, brakemen, etc. dating between 1948-1961.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Labor_History,_other; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Workers; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

The Surveyors

B/W photo of surveying party in the field, mounted on cardstock.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Roseland_Community; SCH_Maps; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Thismia Americana

Program for theatrical production presented at Pullman State Historic Site, Septmber 24, 26 and 27. Written by Christine Hodak and directed by Andrew Park.

Subject: ; Calumet_River_-_Calumet_Region; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Lake_Calumet; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Touring Pullman

Tour guide booklet produced in 1972.

Subject: Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; House_Tour; Market_Hall; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Hospital; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Schools; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Water_Tower; The_Stables; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Touring Pullman brochure

Booklet, "Touring Pullman"

Subject: Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

U.S. Fuel Administration Poster - No. 2

"Order Coal Now" lithograph print poster. Published by Edwards & Deutsch Litho., Chicago; 1917.

Subject: General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

Unidentified. (Father Christmas)

Studio portrait of young child with Father Christmas, in sleigh with deer; mounted in cardstock presentation mat.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Portrait of family)

Studio portrait of family of four, bust only, relaxed; mounted on cardstock with photographer's imprint.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Portrait of seated couple)

B/W studio photo portrait of seated man and woman, by Wilke, mounted on cardstock.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Historic_Reference; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Young girl in fancy dress)

B/W studio portrait of a young girl in fancy dress, with parasol and picture hat; cardstock mount, imprinted by phtographer.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

United States Patent Office Ball-Bearing for Electric Motors

Two-sided printed documents describing patent plus four-page illustration, patent #616,063

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

W. Pullman Works Employees Credit Union Notebook

Circa 1970s, plastic notepaper notebooks from the West Pullman Works Employes Credit Union, 1015 West 120th St.(note employees is misspelled inside each notebook).

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Regional; Format: Other Ephemera

Water Pipe Location at Solenoid Valves blueprint

Drawing of pipe locations

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Blueprint

West Pullman School 1941

Photograph of West Pullman School Class of January 1941. Probably graduation picture, note ribbons. Black and white. Heeren Photography Studio

Subject: Historic_Reference; Reference; Genealogy; Format: Photograph (all forms)

West Pullman School Class

Photograph of West Pullman School Class of June 1935. Black and white. Heeren Photo Studio.

Subject: Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Regional; Historic_Reference; Genealogy; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Wicker Rocker

Light brown wicker rocking chair from the late 1800's.

Subject: Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Furniture

Working men

Photo postcard, scene of men unloading unknown object from a cart.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Labor_History,_other; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Postcard

Working men

Photo postcard of men repainting or repaining unknown object in front of workshop.

Subject: General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Labor_History,_other; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Postcard

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