THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Pullman Palace Car Company

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

A Desirable Home for Workingmen Letter

Photocopy of typed letter dated October 10, 1898 to F. Wild Manager's Office, Car Works from Duane Doty regarding positive aspects of living in Pullman for the workingman. Includes worker statistics and handwriten note from Duane Doty.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Abstract of Title for The Pullman Company

Legal abstract of title to lands owned by The Pullman Company. Includes purchase of lands by George M. Pullman through Robert Todd Lincoln's Presidency of the Pullman Company.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Abstract of Title for The Pullman Company

Legal abstract of title to lands owned by The Pullman Company. Includes purchase of lands by George M. Pullman through Robert Todd Lincoln's Presidency of the Pullman Company.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Administration Building

Classic view of the Administration Building with "Pullman" on the banks of Lake Vista. Note carriage and Water wagon. This photo used by project archetects to detail reconstruction of clock tower in 2005.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Agreement between Atlanta, Knoxville, & Northern Railway Co. and Pullman Palace Car Co.

Contract between between Atlanta, Knoxville, & Northern Railyway Co. and Pullman Palace Car, June 1, 1898 effective date. Expires on 30 day notice.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

American Enterprise

Poster and newspaper article about the musical play American Enterprise presented by the Organic Theater Company February 14, 1991. The play traces George Pullman life in dialogue and song. Play written by Jeffrey Sweet, score by Michael Vitali.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Mixed media

American Enterprise

Poster and newspaper article about the musical play American Enterprise presented by the Organic Theater Company February 14, 1991. The play traces George Pullman life in dialogue and song. Play written by Jeffrey Sweet, score by Michael Vitali.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Mixed media

American Enterprise

Poster and newspaper article about the musical play American Enterprise presented by the Organic Theater Company February 14, 1991. The play traces George Pullman life in dialogue and song. Play written by Jeffrey Sweet, score by Michael Vitali.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Mixed media

American Enterprise

Poster and newspaper article about the musical play American Enterprise presented by the Organic Theater Company February 14, 1991. The play traces George Pullman life in dialogue and song. Play written by Jeffrey Sweet, score by Michael Vitali.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Mixed media

American Enterprise

Poster and newspaper article about the musical play American Enterprise presented by the Organic Theater Company February 14, 1991. The play traces George Pullman life in dialogue and song. Play written by Jeffrey Sweet, score by Michael Vitali.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Mixed media

An American Enterprise

Newsletter from the Organic Theater production of An American Enterprise, about the story of George Pullman. Contains five pages of historical background, play information, etc.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Antilabor Mercenaries or Defenders of Public Order?

This is a copy of an article from Chicago History, about the use of federal troops during the Pullman Strike in 1894.

Subject: Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Workers; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Article - General Horace Porter

News article about Gen. Horace Porter, photo and brief biography

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Beman and Barrett at Lake Vista

Framed and matted print of Solon Beman and Nathan Barrett beside Lake Vista c. 1890

Subject: Arcade_Building; Administration_Building; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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)

Bird's Eye View from Water Tower Looking North

Framed and matted photograph showing the Pullman factory site, part of the lumber yards, various buildings and the northern residential area.

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

Birds Eye View from Water Tower Looking South

Framed and matted photograph showing the Pullman factory site, looking towards the Town of Pullman. Black and white. Undated.

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

Car - Exterior view

Reprint postcard. Printed on reverse "No. 43 - Pullman's Palace Sleeping Car "Palmyra", on the C.P.R.R. This is one of the set taken by C. E. Watkins of San Francisco. C. E. Watkins was most likely Carleton E. Watkins (1829-1916), noted California photographer.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Car Interior

Reprint postcard. Printed on reverse "No. 44 - The interior of the Pullman Palace Sleeping Car, "Palmyra". C.E. Watkins series. (Courtest N.Y. Historical Society)." C. E. Watkins was most likely Carleton E. Watkins (1829-1916), noted California photographer.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Car Interior

Reprint postcard. Printed on reverse "No. 48 - Pullman's Palace Commissary Car - decorated with Japanese lanterns. C.E. Watkins series. (Courtest N.Y. Historical Society)." C. E. Watkins was most likely Carleton E. Watkins (1829-1916), noted California photographer.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Car Interior

Reprint postcard. Printed on reverse "No. 49 - Pullman's Palace Commissary Car - a detail of the furnishings at the end of the car." C.E. Watkins series. (Courtesy of N.Y. Historical Society)". C. E. Watkins was most likely Carleton E. Watkins (1829-1916), noted California photographer.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Car Interior

Reprint postcard. On reverse "No. 47 - Pullman's Palace Hotel Car - plush living for railroad and cattle cattle barons. C.E. Watkins Series. (Courtesy N.Y. Historical Society)". C. E. Watkins was most likely Carleton E. Watkins (1829-1916), noted California photographer.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Celebrating a railroad town

Article about the importance of the Pullman Factory and Hotel Florence and their place in the history of Chicago and Illinois.

Subject: Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_History; Illinois_History; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

City of the Century

Softcover, 704 pages, with photographs and index.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Chicago_History; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Classic Trains Magazine

Pullman, 60-page tribune to America's hotel chain on rails, Summer 2008 issue.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Clocktower and Erection Shops at the Pullman Historic District

Color print.

Subject: Administration_Building; Factory_Site; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Artwork

Clocktower Building Architectural Drawing

Drawing to scale by Charles Gregersen, showing the Pullman Administration Building and clock tower details. Framed.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Factory_Site; Architecture; Administration_Building; Format: Blueprint

Clocktower details.

Drawing to scale by Charles Gregersen, showing the Pullman Administration Building and clock tower details. Framed.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Factory_Site; Architecture; Administration_Building; Format: Blueprint

Detroit Shop

Photograph copy of Front Erecting Shop in the Detroit Shops showing a young George Pullman in the background.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Doing the next thing

Article from Chicago Tribune on the Organic Theater to stage musical drama on Pullman strike.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Illinois_History; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Enterprise rides on Pullman's tragic flaw

copy of an article about Jeffrey Sweet's play "American Enterprise".

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Family; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Enterprise rides on Pullman's tragic flaw

copy of an article about Jeffrey Sweet's play "American Enterprise".

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Family; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Envelope belonging to Woodru8ff Car Co. correspondence

Manila envelope from Winston, Strawn & Shaw (lawyers) from the Woodruff Sleeping & Parlor Coach Co. Internal documents are now found in PF2013.09.153 & 154.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Factory Bay Under Construction

Historic image from a slide showing a section of factory bay under construction. Note figure standing on top of structural beams!

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Factory Clocktower and North Wing

Photographic negative showing the Pullman clocktower and North Wing behind metal fencing along Cottage Grove Avenue.

Subject: Administration_Building; Factory_Site; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Factory Clocktower and North Wing

Negative showing the Factory Clocktower/Admin. Building and the North Factory wing. 1907 Addition is visible in right background.

Subject: Administration_Building; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Famous Lincoln Stories

Newspaper article describing George Pullman telling a story about Abraham Lincoln riding in one of his train cars.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Filling in Lake Vista

Workmen on temporary siding grade the man-made water feature (Lake Vista) once it is no longer necessary for cooling, and so the city can straighten Cottage Grove. Note the train station has been moved to the West side of the tracks. Also Elim church is in it's orrigimnal location, dating the photo to around 1903-04

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Factory_Site; Format: Photograph (all forms)

George M. Pullman

Photocopy of chapter clipped from unknown publication, 15 pages with photographs. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

George M. Pullman

Article by Richard H. Titherington in Munsey's Magazine.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Family; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

George Pullman and the Allen Paper Car Wheel

Photocopy of chapter from unknown publication, 3 pages.

Subject: Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

George Pullman and the Allen Paper Car Wheel

Photocopy of chapter from unknown publication, 3 pages.

Subject: Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

George Pullman and the Allen Paper Car Wheel

Photocopy of chapter from unknown publication, 3 pages.

Subject: Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Historic Preservation

Volume 22, No. 2, April-June 1970, with Pullman article.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic Preservation

Volume 22, No. 2, April-June 1970, with Pullman article.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic Preservation

Volume 22, No. 2, April-June 1970, with Pullman article.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic Preservation

Volume 22, No. 2, April-June 1970, with Pullman article.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic Preservation

Volume 22, No. 2, April-June 1970, with Pullman article.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic Preservation

Volume 22, No. 2, April-June 1970, with Pullman article.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic spots in danger

Copy of an article about the 10 most endangered sites in Illinois, including Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Hotel Florence - Pullman's Palace Car Company letter

Copy of letter (12/20/92) sent to George M. Pullman by Agent Wm. Appleyard regarding repairs to hotel. Includes room pricing for May 1st to Oct. 31st, 1893, during World's Fair season.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane Letter

Copy of a letter sent on Dec. 7, 1898 to the Pullman Palace Car Company, from the Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane, asking for a Christmas donation to buy gifts for the patients without family.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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

Keystone from Pullman's First Car Works is Found

Photocopied article from The Pullman News, April 1945 regarding the finding of the keystone from the first Pullman Palace Car Works in Detroit in 1872.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 and Washington Irving pamphlet

Pamphlet from Prof. Alvah Bradish, regarding his visits to Washington Irving as he painted Irvings portrait.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter expressing sorrow over death of George Pullman

Telegram from L. M. Johnson to C. S. Sweet, expressing great sorrow over death of George Pullman and regrets he cannot get to Chicago in time for funeral.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter Filing envelopes

two filing envelopes, 1 file card, with notes regarding location of materials elsewhere.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter from 2nd Asst. Auditor to George Pullman

Letter informing Mr. Pullman the applying the Warren Webster system to the Town heating pipes will tear up roadway around new Market Hall.

Subject: Market_Hall; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter from Accidnet Insurance The Fidelity and Casualty Co. of New York

Letter regarding a new coupler that Harry R. Hay is trying to sell to Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 American Surety Company for reference

Letter requesting a reference for the B.B. Frost & Co. and financial standing with the Pullman PCC.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Belle Powell

Letter from Belle Powell to George Pullman asking him to buy an apt. building to help her out.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Main Railroad

Letter from Lucius Tuttle, President of the Boston & Main Railroad, to George Pullman, describing his version of a railroad accident in Medford,MA.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Boston & Maine Railroad re Board meeting

Letter to George Pullman reminding him of Main Central annual meeting at Portland on Wednesday the 20th. A special train has been engaged to bring him and other members and return them.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. L. Pullman, Contracting Agent

Letter to George Pullman regarding negotiations with "Colonel Haines" regarding baggage and passenger car construction design and contract.

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

Letter from C. P. Campbell offering property

Letter to George Pullman offering property at NW corner of Jackson & Michigan in Chicago ( 166 Michigan). Figures for costs discussed. Mentions "large music house" interest in locating near there...Orchestra Hall?

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from C. W. Branski re: coupler

Letter to Pullman Palace Car Company regarding a new coupler he has invented.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Charles S. Trudeau asking for loan

Letter to George Pullman, telling of receiving his CPA with Pullman's help and asks for loan to help situate his elderly mother.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Chicago Board of Education re: additional school facilities at Pullman

Letter from J.A. Guilford, Board of Education of City of Chicago, Business Mgr., advising Pullman the request for additional school facilities at Pullman had been presented to the Board.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Schools; Pullman_Town; 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 Daniel T. Hunt re Meeting of American Surety Company

Letter requesting the presence of George Pullman at the Trustees mtg of the American Surety Company of New York on October 19, 1897.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Dunlap Smith & Co.

Letter to George Pullman offering Pullman American Express Company property on Clinton & Jefferson in Chicago...building outfitted for 750 horse stalls, 500 wagons, 110,000 bushels of grain, shoeing shop, 20-ton elevators.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 Eva Pope to Pullman Co. executives

Letter from Eva Pope citing her qualifications as a manager of estates; seeking a position helping to manage the Pullman estate after George Pullman died.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from F. L. Adams, Holmes, Booth & Haydens

Letter to George Pullman requesting a credit reference for a Mr. C. E. Loss of Freeport, IL for $1,000.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 Fred L. Fake to George M. Pullman

Letter from Fred L. Fake, real estate broker to George M. Pullman offering land adjacent to the Pullman Building.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from George Brown comparing couplers

Letter to George Pullman, from George Brown, Pullman General Manager, comparing the Gould coupler vs the janney-Buhoup coupler.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from H. K. Porter & Co.

Letter from H. K. Porter & Co., Builders of Light Locomotives, to George Pullman, asking for a reference for Bessrs. C. E. Loss & Co. before they commit to doing business with them.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Illinois Trust and Savings Bank

Letter from Bank asking George Pullman what he would be willing to pay for some amount of money? illegible

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from J. G. Lumbrd, Union Line

Letter to George Pullman from J. G. Lumbard of the Union Line, Pennsylvania Railroad Co., asking to re-transfer an adopted son back to old job so he and wife will have family nearby.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Letter from James Jarvis

Letter to Pullman Company from James Jarvis regarding his invention for providing electricity for lighting in cars via steam line to small machine.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from James M. Wilson

Letter from Mr. Wilson to George Pullman, asking for his influence regarding the vacancies in the U.S. Attorney General office.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from L. G. Morris

Letter from L. G. Morris of Deming, New Mexico, about opening a rail line to service coal mines and offering "fine woods" for car construction.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from L. L. Moe

Letter from L. L. Moe(sp.?) regarding an invention for railroad usage (unspecified); wants to send Pullman model.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Lange & Minton re a song and news article

Letter from Mr. Minton to Charles S. Sweet, regarding a song and newsarticle forwarded separately and a new plant being built.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Lucius Tuttle re Stockholders Mtg

Letter to George Pullman from Lucius Tuttle, President of Boston & Maine RR, giving details of logistics for Directors attending upcoming stockholders meeting.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from M. J. Heney

A letter of introduction from M. J. Heney to request to purchase rail cars for a new line in Washington State.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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 New York and Long Branch Railroad

Letter requesting photographs of interiors of Pullman Palace Cars for their offices.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Perry H. Smith, Jr. to George Pullman

Letter from the Law Office of Perry H. Smith, Jr. offering his services to Geoge M. Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Pullman Atlantic Division

Letter to George Pullman from James Martin, Superintendent of Pullman's Palace Car Company, Atlantic Division, regarding use of car for Mrs. Dullard.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from S. W. Bretzfield to Edgar J. Mayer

Letter requesting various code changes and word corrections on unidentified document.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter from The Buyers Reference Co.

Letter regarding Dr. Robert Grimshaw relocating to Dresden, Germany, who could serve as intermediary to European railway product manufacturers.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter from the Cripple Creek Guide Co.

Letter to Charles S. Sweet, Secretary to George Pullman, asking for attention to an earlier letter/request.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from The Railway Review

Letter to C. S. Sweet, detailing how he would like his passes made out.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; 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 of reference for B.B. Frost & Co.

Letter to George Pullman requesting references for B. B. Frost & Co. and their financial standing with Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter of thanks from L. M. Johnson in Mexico

Letter from L. M. Johnson, in Coahuila, Mexico, to George Pullman, with effusive thanks for hospitality in Chicago and for great work on Pullman cars for Mexican President Diaz.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter re books for sale from Robert Elliott

Letter to George Pullman regarding books that Robert Elliott is selling from his private collection.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re Greenstone Church lecture

Letter from H. H. Sessions, Chief Mechanical Engineer, PPCC, to C. S. Sweet, regarding the subject matter of the lecture delivered by Rev. Dr. Oggel at the Green Stone Church, Sunday night.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Cars for International Press League convention

Correspondance between International Press League and Pullman re: request for free sleeping cars for first convention of north and south press combined after the war. Letters include what appears to be original shorthand notes as well.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Milk Bucket Invention

Sales letter from John Platt to Pullman re: milk bucket invention.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Potential Closing of Post Office

Letter to Pullman from high ranking employee summarizing conversations with various government officials regarding Pullman-Kensington Post Office.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Story of Pullman

Letter from T. C. Crawford to Mr. Sweet complaining of the quality of the photographs and writing in "The Story of Pullman".

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter re: Water Meters and Water Usage

Letter to G. Pullman with list of water meter locations, readings for past 7 days. Related to efforts to reduce excess water usage.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding Chicago Roof Company

Letter from George F. Brown, General Manager, to George Pullman, regarding the cost of roofing for train cars, from the Chicago Roof Company.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding financial updates and check from Waterbury Gas check

Letter with illegible signature regarding financial update with interest rates, stock value & trade information, etc.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding passes for Miss Kellogg

Letter from James Martin, Superintendent of Pullman's Palace Car Company, regarding passes for Miss Kellogg from Chicago to Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh to Jersey City.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter regarding property in Jamestown, New York

Letter from W. J. Weeks, requesting Pullman consider purchasing some property in Jamestown, New York.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter request for "Story of Pullman" photos

Letter from Harvey Middleton, Manager of Pullman Car Works, to C. S. Sweet, Secretary to the President, requesting photos from the "Story of Pullman".

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter requesting Pullman Porter job

Letter to George Pullman requesting a job as a Pullman porter, citing his good character and church membership.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Porters; Format: Correspondence

Letter to Charles Sweet, Secretary to George Pullman

Letter is a plea for money for the YWCA, citing the good work they do.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman

Letter from Theodore Foote, M.D. to George Pullman inquiring what other companies are in Pullman, IL.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter to George Pullman from Arthur C. Robbins

Letter from Mr. Robbins seeking unspecified consideration from Pullman regarding his business in Watsonville, CA.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter to George Pullman from Emma Butler

Letter to George Pullman requesting a pass to visit her husband, assigned to "yellow fever" duty in Fountainbleau, Mississippi.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter to George Pullman Regarding Strikers, 1893

Photocopy of typed letter to George Pullman from 2nd Asst. Auditor and Acting Agent (handwritten name illegible) regarding striking steam fitters.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter to George Pullman Regarding Strikers, 1893

Photocopy of typed letter to George Pullman from 2nd Asst. Auditor and Acting Agent (handwritten name illegible) regarding striking steam fitters.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letter to Panmure Gordon

Extracts from letter to Panmure Gordon, London, England discussing deal with Pullman and London company to offer preferred stock and extract of reply

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letter to Pullman Iron and Steel Company

Letter from F. H. Taylor, Pullman Iron and Steel Company, regarding instructions to remove the old stack at their own expense.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters Between Pullman and Richmond, Nicholasville, Irvine & Beattyville RR

Letters and telegrams exchanged between Pullman and the railroad in Kentucky regarding purchase of above railroad.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letters from George Grantham Bain

One note to George Pullman requesting recent portrait, one note to Charles Sweet, asking for information prior to meeting with Pullman in NYC.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letters from Lange & Minton Piano Sales

Two letters requesting passes to attend a funeral, then a thank you and explanation why he cannot attend the funeral...

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letters from Wicks to Pullman discussing brick yards value and other topics

Letters from Wicks to Pullman discussing brick yards value and other topics, inventory and assessed value, repairs, etc.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Correspondence

Letters on proposed consolidation of rail companies

A collection of various letters, articles on freight car construction and proposed consolidation of car manufactures.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Lincoln - Book "Lincoln's Sons"

Story of the four Lincoln sons and their growing up, first in Illinois, then in the White House, and after.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Manufacturing City of Pullman and Car Works Belonging to Pullmans Palace Car Company

Print with view of Town of Pullman and advertising flyer with same view with description of town. 3 pieces - 1 view, 2 advertising pieces

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Artwork

Manufacturing City of Pullman and Car Works Belonging to Pullmans Palace Car Company

Print with view of Town of Pullman and advertising flyer with same view with description of town. 3 pieces - 1 view, 2 advertising pieces

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Artwork

Map of Lands Owned by Pullman Land Association and Pullman's Palace Car Co.

Map on coated linen showing lands owned by Pullman. Probably early 1880's. Stamped "Pullman Company Engineers Office. File No. 1, Drawing No. 66. Undated.

Subject: Chicago_History; Kensington; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Map

Meet The Past with Crosby Kemper III

DVD on program produced by KCPTV in Kansas City, MO, about Arthur Stillwell. Stillwell knew George Pullman well, and Pullman invested in Stillwells Oyster Car.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Audio Medium

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.)

Organic Theater News

Newspaper published from the Organic Theater. This issue is focused on An American Enterprise, Jeffrey Sweet's play about the Pullman strike and Pullman history.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Outdoor Illinois

February, 1975 issue with 21-page article on Pullman. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Workers; Pullman_Views; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Palace Car Prince: A Biography of George Mortimer Pullman

Author: Liston Edgington Leyendecker. Publisher: University Press of Colorado. 1992. ISBN 0-087081-337-4 Biography of George Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Promotional Flyer for Vestibule Car

A short promotional handout with 4 points extolling the virtues of the Pullman Vestibule.

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Promotional Flyer for Vestibule Car

A short promotional handout with 4 points extolling the virtues of the Pullman Vestibule.

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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 and His Enterprises

Wide ranging interview with George Pullman covering town of Pullman, railroad line ownership, and vestible trains.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Clocktower/Admin Building with Lake Vista

Copy of a photograph showing the original 1881 Pullman Clocktower/Administration Building with north and south wings and Lake Vista om front.

Subject: Administration_Building; Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Factory_Site; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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 Electric Street Railway Car

copy of a photographing showing an Electric Railway car on a Pullman street,possibly 113th and Forrestville.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Factory Postcard

Postcard showing the Pullman Car Works and Lake Vista in 1892.

Subject: Administration_Building; Factory_Site; Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Pullman Palace Car Company

Two photocopies of booklet with reprints of articles relating to the Pullman Palace Car Company. Included are reprints several articles from major newspapers and sample of typical dining car menu items. 23 pages. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Palace Car Company Check

Cancelled check payable to the Pullman Palace Car Company in the amount of $12,435.45 for rental of rolling stock. Check written by the West Shore and Buffalo Railway Company, dated July 31, 1884.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Palace Car Company Check

Cancelled check payable to the Pullman Palace Car Company in the amount of $12,435.45 for rental of rolling stock. Check written by the West Shore and Buffalo Railway Company, dated July 31, 1884.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Palace Car Company Purchase Order

Handwritten order form for the purchase of nickel-plated screws by the Pullman Palace Car Company, Detroit Shops, dated January 22, 1876.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Palace Car Company Purchase Order

Handwritten order form for the purchase of nickel-plated screws by the Pullman Palace Car Company, Detroit Shops, dated January 22, 1876.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Palace Car Works

Postcard of Factory and "Lake Vista in 1892" by Koopman

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

Pullman Palace Car Works

View, left to right, looking northeast of Administration Building, Pullman Park, Water Tower, Hotel Florence

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Parlor Car Interior c.1890

Image showing the interior of a Pullman Palace Car parlor car about 1890. Note beautiful stained glass and marquetry work on ceiling.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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)

Pullman Vestibule Promotional Handout

Handout to promote the new invention of the vestibule and its advantages for passengers.

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Advertising; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman's Palace Car Company

Facsimile edition of the Pullman Palace Car Company c.1897 catalog.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman's Palace Car Company Letter

Letter written on Pullman Palace Car Company stationery to Mr. E.W. Kinsle of Boston, Mass. From Chas. W. Angell, Secretary of Pullman Palace Car Company, dated Oct. 22, 1874

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Building; Format: Correspondence

Pullman: A Social Study

Copy of an article appearing in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1889.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Stables; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Building; Pullman_Bank; Pullman_Labor_History; Market_Hall; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Greenstone_Church; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Architecture; Arcade_Theatre; Arcade_Shops; Arcade_Park; Arcade_Library; Arcade_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pushing Pullman

Article in Commentary Section about creating a city-state wide task force to look into the tourism potential of the Pullman district.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Remer's Stock Car Correspondence

A letter to George Pullman promoting the new Remer's stock cars for cattle, etc. Accompanied by a newspaper article about the stock cars.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Representative Chicagoans

The Daily Inter Ocean Newspaper biographical sketches of George Pullman and P.D. Armour, including information on model manufacturing town.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Sez You -- Sez I

Newspaper column by Hans B. Schnell with reminisence of Pullman. Publisher and year unknown.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steel Dreams

copy of an article about "eight days, seven nights and 3,274 miles of riding the rails into America's memory".

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_(General); Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steel Dreams

copy of an article about "eight days, seven nights and 3,274 miles of riding the rails into America's memory".

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_(General); Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steel Dreams

copy of an article about "eight days, seven nights and 3,274 miles of riding the rails into America's memory".

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_(General); Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steel Dreams

copy of an article about "eight days, seven nights and 3,274 miles of riding the rails into America's memory".

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_(General); Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steel Dreams

copy of an article about "eight days, seven nights and 3,274 miles of riding the rails into America's memory".

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_(General); Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Carbuilder

Issue of the Carbuilder devoted to the story of George Pullman and Pullman-Standard history. Copy only.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Company; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The City of Pullman: America's First Industrial Utopia and the Birth of the European Garden City

A copy of an article from Metropolitan Review Magazine, about historic and contemporary Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Railway Register

Newspaper article dated March 1886, describes George Pullman sharing his new idea for a sleeping car in Fall 1860.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Family; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Retreat Restaurant

A brochure from the Retreat Restaurant, in the home of Henry H. Sessions, the first general superintendent of the Pullman Palace Car Company. Includes history and menu.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Other

The Town of Pullman

Subtitled "Its Growth with Brief Accounts of Its Industries". Originally published in 1893, this is a reprint done by the Pullman Civic Organization in 1974. 208 pages with appendix and index. An account of the town of Pullman, it's buildings, functions, and employees. Softcover. Written by the wife of Duane Doty, town manager.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Company; Factory_Site; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Town at history's hub

Article about the importance of the Pullman district's unique history.

Subject: Administration_Building; Architecture; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Town at history's hub

Article about the importance of the Pullman district's unique history.

Subject: Administration_Building; Architecture; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Trans-Continental Excursion

Reprint. An on-board newspaper accounting of The First Chartered Railroad Excursion from Atlantic to Pacific. Train was built under special order of George M. Pullman for this trip. Refer to inside page shown above. Soft cover, 50 pages, with articles and advertisements.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Trans-Continental Excursion

Reprint. An on-board newspaper accounting of The First Chartered Railroad Excursion from Atlantic to Pacific. Train was built under special order of George M. Pullman for this trip. Refer to inside page shown above. Soft cover, 50 pages, with articles and advertisements.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Transfer Table and Rear Shops

Looking west c 1895

Subject: Transfer_Table; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Two Cover Letters

Letter of introduction of A.T. Benson to George Pullman; letter confirming delivery of proposed contract with Northern Pacific Railway to Mr. Kendrick.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Union Foundry Replica of Liberty Bell

Copy of photograph showing replica of the Libery Bell which was cast by Pullman's Union Foundry for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The bell is being moved on horse-drawn wagon. Note African American man leaning on wagon.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Union Foundry Replica of Liberty Bell Medallion

Photograph of medallion possibly used at the 1893 Collumbian Exposition as part of the display of the duplicate Liberty Bell created by Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Upholstery Material - Pullman Palace Car

Fragment of Pullman Palace Car upholstery material, 25" x 24". Greens and browns in color.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Textiles

Utility Receipts

Copies of two paid receipts for rent dated November 30 and August 29, 1892 to John Blomberg.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Utility Receipts

Copies of two paid receipts for rent dated November 30 and August 29, 1892 to John Blomberg.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Wedding Dress of Florence Abby Runnells

Wedding dress worn by Florence Abby Runnells in 1886 at her marriage to Edward Francis Bryant, President of the Pullman Bank. Florence was a cousin to John Runnells, President of the Pullman Company after Robert Todd Lincoln. leather gloves and several pieces of antique lace included.

Subject: Pullman_People; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Bank; Pullman_(General); Format: Textiles

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