THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Pullman, George

At epicenter of labor, black history

Article - "Pullman's name tied to cause of racial, social justice"...describing life and labor in the Pullman factory town under George Pullman.

Subject: Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman,_George; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Letter about Inspectress job

Letter to George Pullman, from Nellie Duryea, regarding job prospects for a Inspectress job asking for his intervention.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from America Illustration

Letter to George Pullman, from American Illustrated, requesting information needed for inclusion in their publication.

Subject: Advertising; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Annie M. Fowler

Letter to George Pullman requesting several checks for $100 and for interest...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Main Railroad re Annual Meeting

Letter from Lucius Tuttle, President, requesting Pullman's attendance at their Annual Meeting or return of waiver of notice.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Maine Railroad re substitute proxy

Letter from Lucius Tuttle regarding returning a substitute proxy for their annual meeting. Apparently Pullman lost the first one sent.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. J. Hicks, YMCA

Letter thanking George Pullman for his "favor of the 16th" and his interest in their work.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. N. Fay, Orchestra Association

Letter to George Pullman from C. N. Fay, Orchestra Association, regarding part payment of $500 on a $1,000 pledge.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Cary & Whitridge Law Firm

Letter, agreement, memos to George Pullman from Cary & Whitridge Law Firm regarding items to consider for reorganization.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Clara Doolittle

Letter asking George Pullman for a rail pass for her son to get to Seattle as he is in a "serious state of health" and needs to get to Seattle.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Clarence Bennett re: Church of Johnstown

Note from Clarence Bennett with facsimile letter to George Pullman requesting money for the 2nd Presbyterian Church of Johnston, PA to assist expansion of church and school ( 9 years after the Johnstown flood).

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Committee of '97

Letter and tickets sent to George Pullman from the Committee of '97 (Illinois Convention) asking for payment or return of tickets. He returned the tickets.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from D. H. Pinney with news clipping

Letter from D. H. Pinney to George Pullman that notes he has just returned from a trip east including Albion Heading Reunion, with a news clipping.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Edward Bryant re Charles Seeburger

Letter to George Pullman from his secretary Edward Bryant regarding a bad loan made to Mr. Charles Seeburger.

Subject: Pullman_Bank; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Edward Mason, Mason Brothers

Letter to George Pullman from Edward Mason, regarding the situation of a Mr. Badger who is about to be foreclosed on for some unnamed property.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Edwin P. Merwin & Co., Bankers

Letter of introduction to George Pullman, from Merwin & Co., explaining they handle stocks and bonds for the Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf R. R. as well as stock of Missouri, Kansas & Texas Trust.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Etna Insurance Company, Pacific Branch

Letter to George Pullman from T. E. Pope, Etna Insurance Company, Pacific Branch, asking to meet with him when he is in San Francisco.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from F. S. Moseley & Co., Note Brokers

Letter to George Pullman, offering money at 4% for 12 months.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Franklin Smith, National Museums, Washington

Correspondence between Franklin Smith, Curator of National Museums, Washington and George Pullman, seeking funds to build "Ten Halls of the Ancients" at the National Gallery.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from George Ryder re Hotel Bill

Letter to George Pullman from George E. Ryder of the Maine Central Hotel in Bar Harbor, Maine, requesting payment of a hotel bill.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Goldstone Mining and Milling Company

Letter to George Pullman, from A. H. Johnston, of Goldstone Mining and Milling Company in Idaho, requesting tickets to move his invalid mother and a brother from New York to Utah...

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from H. L. Hollis

Letter from metallurgist H. L. Hollis to George Pullman offering his services regarding mining properties in Western U.S.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Helen Simmonds asking for train ticket

Letter to George Pullman from Helen Simmonds, an old friend??, asking for a train ticket from Duluth, Minnesota to Paw Paw, Michigan...largely illegible.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from J. P. Meehan, Pacific Division

Letter from the Superintendent of Pullman's Palace Car Company Pacific Division regarding a trip General Superintendent Fillmore is unable to accompany Mr. Pullman on due to his assistant's illness.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from J. P. Meehan, Pacific Division of PPCC

Letter from J. P. Meehan, Pullman Pacific Division, advising that no mail had arrived for Mr. Pullman and his party since their departure.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from James Brown Lord, Architect

Three notes to George Pullman regarding architectural plans underway for a home for Pullman at Elberon, N.J.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Kennett Hopkins Co. re meeting

A letter from Edmund Norton, of Kennett Hopkins Co., Bankers & Brokers, requesting a meeting with Pullman, at his home to talk over some business.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from L. D. Maxcornell regarding repairs and finishing work

Letter to George Pullman from L. D. Maxcornell, Chicago, detailing work; including finishing and repairs.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from M. A. Brooks regarding loan

Letter to George Pullman asking for money for loan to build a hotel. Describes some relationship with Pullman from 50 years earlier by way of introduction...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mason Brothers Law Offices

Letter to George Pullman from Mason Brothers Law Offices regarding a property under foreclosure with a second mortgage and outstanding bill of $1,312.76 due.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Milton H. Smith, introducing son-in-law

Letter from the President of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, introducing his son-in-law, Thomas J. Felder to George Pullman and letter from Felder requesting a meeting.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Miss Ida R. Harrison

Letter to George Pullman from Miss Ida R. Harrison, asking for money for a new parsonage for their church in Stevensville, VA

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Mr. Birnbaum re debt

Letter from stockholder, Mr. Birnbaum, asking Pullman to begin to pay debt to the Central Transportation Co.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Pinney, Orr & Sherman, Attorneys

Letter from D. H. Pinney, asking Pullman to help get him a judgeship in New Mexico...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Railway Age asking for Pullman photograph

A letter to Mr. Sweet from H. P. Robinson, asking for a photograph of George Pullman, on the day he died. Probably for obituary...

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Ralph L. Doerr

Letter to George Pullman from Ralph L. Doerr, former US Consul to Switzerland, requesting a free ticket to Philadelphia.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Secretary of Phillip Armour

Note from secretary to George Pullman, letting him know that Phillip Armour cannot meet him at his club that evening.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Sherman Clay & Co.

A letter to George Pullman confirming the delivery of a Steinway Grand Piano to Mrs. F. J. Carolan in California. Letter says bill enclosed but not included with correspondence.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Tennessee Baptist State Convention

Letter requesting a free annual pass for a sleeper, for their Corresponding Secretary who travels to their annual meetings.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Civic Federation of Chicago

Letter to Pullman Palace Car Co., asking George Pullman for money to support their current projects: revision of the revenue and primary election laws for which they require additional clerical and legal hires.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from the Director of Columbian Museum of Chicago

Letter to George M. Pullman from J. G. Pangborn, director of the Museum of the World's Railway, Columbian Museum of Chicago, regarding the presentation of a silver Tiffany trophy to Chief Smith of the Dept. of Transportation, World's Columbian Exposition.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Volunteers of America

Request for money to George Pullman.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Windsor Hotel, NYC

Letter from Warren F. Leland, Manager of the Windsor Hotel, sending George Pullman $9.50 which he was overcharged, as he is very anxious to have Pullman and friends stay at the Windsor in the future.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Victor v. Euen

Letter to George Pullman asking for help by buying his family title "von" (a German title of old standing) as his crops failed and he is desperate.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from W. L. Brown regarding Chicago Club event

Letter to George Pullman from W. L. Brown regarding a previous engagement preventing his attendance at the Chicago Club last night.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from W. L. Minton of the Westfield, Mayville & Chautauqua Motor Railroad Company

Letter to George Pullman requesting a meeting to discuss a new contract and sign bonds.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Waldo F. Minton, Secy of State of New York

Letter to George Pullman from Waldo F. Minton, Secy of State of New York, asking for a free RR pass for his wife to Mexico.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter from William H & J. H. Moore & Purcell Law Offices

Letters to George Pullman discussing a proposed new building in Chicago and consolidation of NY Biscuit Co. & American Biscuit Co.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of condolence from John C,. Yorston

Letter of condolence to Charles S. Sweet from John C. Yorston, regarding the sudden death of George Pullman

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of Condolence on passing of Pullman

A letter of condolence sent to Mr. Sweet regarding the passing of George Pullman.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of introduction for Jesse Baxter

Letter to George Pullman, from H. L. Horton & Co., for Jesse Baxter as an introduction and recommendation.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of introduction from A. Onderdonk

Letter to George Pullman, from A. Onderdonk, introducing S. Hughs (M.P. Canada) and J. Grace, visiting Chicago.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter of thanks from Ernest H. Jackson

Letter from Ernest H. Jackson to Mr. and Mrs. Pullman, with thanks for congratulating cable of Leonora Jackson's win at Leipzig musical competition.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter re Commemoration for George Pullman

Letter from Charles Fluhrer, of Albion, N.Y., about a church service commemorating George Pullman, upon his recent death.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding downtown building for sale

Letter to George Pullman from Louis A. Seeberger, regarding a building for sale in downtown Chicago, location unspecified.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding offer of Equitable Life Insurance Stock

Letter to George Pullman from F. D. Ketcham regarding offer of Equitable Life Insurance stock, written on University Club letterhead.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding piano for Mrs. Carolan

Letter to Mr Sweet (Pullman's Secretary) regarding a piano for Mrs. Carolan's birthday from Monitor company.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding tex receipt for Stuart estate property

A letter to George Pullman from Eugene E. Prussing, regarding a duplicate tax receipt for taxes on the Stuart estate property which were paid Sept. 30, 1897.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter requesting money for School in France

Letter from E. Dussauze asking Pullman for $2,000 to start a private school in France based on a new teaching method that will exceed all other schools in France.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter requesting Pullman pictures

Letter to Mr. Sweet requesting a full set of pictures he took for a Pullman book.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter telegram thank you

Telegram sent to George Pullman thanking him for a favor.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman from E. O. Campbell

Letter from Mrs. E. O. Campbell to George Pullman, seeking an audience to discuss her organizations laudable work and ask for donation.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman from World's Gospel Union

Letter requesting a reply to their earlier letter of March 31st, regarding E. E. Helms and wife.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters from Angus Sinclair of Locomotive Engineering

Letters written asking for an interview in preparation for an article about "Luxurious Railway Travel" and asking for help since Pullman died before the scheduled meeting.

Subject: ; Advertising; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters from L.P. & M.P.RR.Co.

Two letters to Superintendents and conductors of their company, instructing them to move George Pullman's personal car for free. Plus cover folder.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters from Mrs. J. B. West, Rochester, NY

Two letters to Charles S. Sweet, from Mrs. J. W. West of Rochester, New York, with condolences of sorrow for Pullman's death, and requesting return of photo of her deceased husband.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters re Commercial Travelers' Sound Money League

A letter from H. W. Dearborn, President of the ...Money League, explaining quality of proofs for a book and a letter of recommendation for Mr. Dearborn.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters re: History of Pullman publication

Two letters from/to James Howard of James Howard & Co. re: "History of Pullman." One letter remarks on individuals' personal knowledge of Mr. Pullman.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

Letters to George Pullman regarding Physician position

Three letters to George Pullman from Herbert Carolan (Pullman's son-in-law?)regarding his assistance in securing a position as physician for the Jekyl Island Club.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

New York Biscuit Company Statements

Letter from George H. Webster, Treasurer, New York Biscuit Company, with financial Statements, to George Pullman.

Subject: ; Pullman,_George; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Land Leases

Three land leases for property owned by 4 families including George Pullman and his wife, to the railroad. This is pre-purchase of Pullman land. No signatures.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman,_George; Format: Printed Materials - Other

YMCA Donation Request

Yearly donation request to George Pullman for the Young Men's Christian Association of Chicago.

Subject: Pullman,_George; Format: Correspondence

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