THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Lake Calumet

Along the Calumet River

Soft cover boo, 128 pages, with pictures and illustrations, signed by the author.

Subject: Acme_Steel; CHP_Industry_-_ACME_Steel_General; CHP_Waterways_-_Calumet_River_Shipping; Calumet_River_-_Calumet_Region; Lake_Calumet; Regional; SCH_Waterways; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Bird's Eye View from Water Tower Looking East

Framed and matted photograph showing the Pullman factory site, looking towards Lake Calumet and the Pullman lumber yard, with round house in background.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Lake_Calumet; Factory_Site; Aerial_Views; Pullman_Water_Tower; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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

Fraser Boat House

Looking east from Rock Island Railroad tracks (foot of 111th Street). Sign reads "Fraser Boats to let". One of several boat rentals facilities on Lake Calumet. Print number "446" stamped on back

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of articles written for the Pullman Flyer, dated January to December 1994. Includes draft and print copies, on topics including snow storm of 1967, Bill Scudella, Admiral Byrd's snow cruiser, Lake Calumet wetlands, Democratic National Convention of 1996, etc.

Subject: The_Snow_Cruiser; Pullman_People; Lake_Calumet; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

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

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

Lake Calumet project making new waves

Newspaper article about plan to develop recreational activities around Lake Calumet.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Lake Calumet Remembered

Essay written by Mario Avignone ofr Amreican Legion 49er newsletter, 1997.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Lake Calumet Squatters Get Eviction Notices

Photograph of newspaper article about Calumet Lakeside Sports Club and squatter at time of harbor development. Undated.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Lake Calumet World's Fair Cartoon

Cartoon from Chicago Sun-Times, dated Tuesday, march 13, 1984 about the proposal to host a World's Fair at Lake Calumet area.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Lake Calumet World's Fair Cartoon 1984

Cartoon from Chicago Sun-Times, dated Wednesday, March 28, 1984 about the proposal to host a World's Fair at Lake Calumet.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

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 Town

"The Island from the Water Tower" looking SE showing the Gas Works, Boathouse, Grandstand and Lake Calumet

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Aerial_Views; Pullman_Gas_Works; Pullman_Water_Tower; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Views; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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)

The Nature of It

Article in the Daily Southtown about the Indian Ridge Marsch nature center.

Subject: ; Calumet_River_-_Calumet_Region; Lake_Calumet; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

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

Unidentified. (Men in a Rowboat)

Vintage photograph of two men in a small rowboat - on Calumet River? Pencil notation on reverse "Dirk & Big Wally".

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Vintage Bottle Collection

A collection of 5 vintage bottles found on the former Pullman Company site, then known as the Ryerson Steel site and most recently owned by US Bank. The bottles range from c. 1900 to the 1950s. Most notable is the Cobalt Blue bottle c. 1905 and the small Amber Brown bottle c. 1900. Reference materials from the internet are in file.

Subject: Regional; Lake_Calumet; Factory_Site; Format: Food Service Equipment

Waterways - Two Men in a Motorboat

Men in straw hats in the pleasure craft "Deluxe" adjacent to a pier on the Calumet River, probably near Blue Island IL.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Waterways Dredging Lake Calumet Harbor 1950s

Dredging near 127th street and Doty Avenue looking northwest toward Sherwin Williams Paint Company at 115th Street. Lake Calumet Harbor contruction dates approx. 1955-1959.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Waterways Dredging Lake Calumet. 1950s

Dredging craft with possible a pile-driving apparatus.

Subject: Lake_Calumet; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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