THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Pullman-Standard Aircraft Division

Aircraft Division

Image of Ellie Lee Aston, employee with the Pullman Aircraft Division, standing in the office. Another female employee in the background. The old Packard Auto Body Shop at 104th and Maryland did duty as an aircraft parts factory for a time. Perhaps this is that location.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Aircraft Division - Douglas Aircraft meeting

Men congratulating man in uniform (probably WWII from poster behind) with Douglas Logo patch and metal pin with "Douglas Aircraft" "Santa Monica". Pin with the numbers "162" on top and "36" under it. Man to his right wears similar pin with "280" and his name "A. M. Meyer" Man to his right wears one with "56" on top and "20" under it. To the left of the man in uniform a man wears another "280" with is name (not legible), next to him the man in the striped t-shirt wears a button with "131" on top and "23" under it. Two men to his left have a pin with "5" on top and "151" under it. None of the smaller buttons are legible.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Aircraft Division Employees

Group of employees, men and women, in "class photo" style pose outside of factory. Dated July 10, 1945

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Aircraft Division Employees

Several men working on undercarriage of aircraft. Stamped on the back of photo "No Objection to Publication on Grounds of Military Security, 8 Sep 1944, War Department, Bureau of Public Relations"

Subject: Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; World_War_II; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Aircraft Division Meeting

Officers of the Pullman Standard Aircraft Union. They are, from left to right, Jack Cussen, secretary; Ed Dooley, vice president; Tom Blair, treasurer; Emery Kovacs, president; Carl Redmond, sergeant at arms. These officials were elected to represnet labor in conference with management, to assist workers in settling their own problems, and to carry on the organization that labor has formed. This image appeared in the Pullman-Standard Aircrafter employee newspaper April 16, 1943.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Aircraft Division Worker

Woman worker standing in front of a press and gauge.

Subject: World_War_II; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Standard Hammond Plant WWII Production

One of 106 images in bound album titled "105mm Howitzer & 3" gun", undated. Photo #235.

Subject: Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; World_War_II; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman-Standard Certificate

Certificate of Appreciation...in recognition of your excellent performance and co-operation as a sub-contractor manufacturing war material, vital to victory...The Pullman-Standard Car Mfg. Co.. This was for the Hammond Plant and it is a blank, not filled in.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; Format: Commemorative Plaque

The Pullman Standard Aircrafter, Chicago, IL

109 issues of employee newsletter for the Aircraft Division in Chicago, ILL., 1943, 1944, and 1945 See Holdings for complete list of issues available for viewing at the Ludlam Library in the Florence Hotel.

Subject: ; Pullman-Standard_Aircraft_Division; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

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