THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

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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

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

A Fortune of Twenty Millions

Newspaper article, source unknown, about George Pullman's life and how he made his fortune.

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

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

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

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

Atlantic & Danville Railway Company Contract and Correspondence

Contract between Atlantic and Danville Railway and Pullman Palace Car Company, April 1889 through April 1914. Correspondence re: additional sleeping cars included in file.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Atlantic and Gulf R.R. Meeting Summary

11 page handwritten letter from Pullman Palace Car Company General Supt. D.N. Welch to George Pullman summarizing two day meeting in Baltimore.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

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

Biographical Material re: George Mortimer Pullman

Correspondence re: draft article on George Pullman for book "America's Successful Men" to be published by New York Tribune.

Subject: ; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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)

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. 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

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

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

Contemporary American Biography George M. Pullman

7 page biography focusing on building of Pullman Company and planned community as well.

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

Contract & Correspondance: Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Co. & Pullman's Palace Car Co.

Two contracts between Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Co. and Pullman Palace Car Co. One for first class sleeping car line and one for tourist cars. Correspondence included as well.

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

Contract between Alabama Central Railroad Co. & Pullman's Palace Car Company

Early contract, handwritten, including internal revenue stamps on each page of contract. Cover letter included with contract.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Contract between John Scott and W.H. Barnes & Pullman's Palace Car. Co

File containing typed original contract between John Scott and W.H. Barnes, receivers of Allegheny Valley Railroad, & Pullman's Palace Car Co. and with signatures and final printed contract. Dated April 1, 1886.

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

Correspondance and Charter Documents: Woodruff Sleeping and Parlor Coach Co.

Woodruff Sleeping and Parlor Coach Co. incorporation documents, including bylaws and correspondance.

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

Correspondance from Chesapeake and Ohio Railway re: lawsuite

Letter from Chesapeake and Ohio Railway to Pullman Palace Car Company re: shooting lawsuit for which both companies are plaintiffs. Requesting lawyers work together on this case.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Correspondance re: potential litigation against Pullman Palace Car Co.

Letter from Law Offices of Francis Dugro (New York) re: claim related to building of coal cars for Pittsburgh, Shenango and Lake Erie Railroad Co.

Subject: ; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Correspondance: Potential litigation for non-payment on car mfg.

Correspondance re: claim for unpaid commissions due to Charles Evans from Pullman Palace Car Co.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Correspondance: U.S. Consolute Patent Review

Request from U.S. Consolute to review German invention for inner car suspension via elastic supporting device.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

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

Emanuel basks in Obama's support during Chicago stop

Thank you page and article from the Journal Star in Peoria regarding the designation of the Pullman National Monument and President Obama's friendship with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Landmark; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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

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)

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)

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

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

J. W. Reinhart Equipment Purchase

a letter from J. W. Reinhart requesting a small order of various train cars from the Pullman Palace Car Company for his new railroad and a response from T. H. Wickes that his request would be passed on to Mr. Pullman.

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

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 about sale of Woodruff Sleeping Car stock

A letter about the possible sale of Woodruff Sleeping Car stock by Doubleday and a letter from Doubleday to Pullman about a meeting to discuss the sale.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter and article regarding land dispute

Letter from Lyman & Jackson to George Pullman regarding a dispute over 72 acres of land, along with an article about the land owned by Clark Hollenback.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 asking support for invention

Letter to George Pullman, from Ms. D. Chalon,asking support for an invention developed by her brother.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 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 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 Consulate General of US and German Newspaper article

Cover letter from the Consulate General of the US based in Germany and certifying newspaper article.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 former employee

Letter to George Pullman from a former employee explaining his circumstances and wanting a job back.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Frank Orren Lowden re addition

Letter to George Pullman from Frank Orren Lowden discussing potential pros and cons of building a $250K addition to "west side" plant.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 George Brown, Pullman General Manager

Letter from George Brown to George Pullman, forwarding the suggestion by J. W. Thomas of Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad offering to give old wheels for $6,270.88 debt to Pullman.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from George Pullman to Andrew Carnegie

Letter handwritten by George Pullman to Andrew Carnegie outlining conditions for sale/lease of Pullman cars. Cover page summaries Pullman value-beyond-initial cost embedded in contracts.

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

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. 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 haberdasher to George Pullman

Letter from J. F. Thompson reminding Pullman that he had promised him a railpass ? 3 months before as gratitude for a small favor Thompson had done for him.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Harrietta P. Graley Re Invention

Letter to George Pullman offering to sell her invention for a sled-train for frozen climates. Also letter she received from the Secretary of War.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 Indianapolis & St. Louis Railroad Co

Letter written to George Pullman by E. W. Woodward of the Indianapolis & St. Louis Railroad Co. regarding possible sale of stock.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter from Inventor Arthur C. Robbins

Correspondence between inventor Arthur C. Robbins and J. P. Meehan of Pullman, Edgar Mayer, Sec. to George Pullman

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 Lucius Tuttle, Pres. Boston & Maine Railroad

Letter to Pullman from Lucius Tuttle, President of Boston & Maine Railroad, reports on his recent re-election as President, earnings & expenses, etc.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 Montgomery Palace Car Co.

a letter to George Pullman regarding the purchase of cars for the Montgomery Palace Car Co.

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

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 about move

Letter to George Pullman regarding the moving of their offices in New York to another building.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 Samuel Dick, Pittsburgh, Shenengo & Lake Erie Railroad Company

Letter to George Pullman suggesting a syndicate for loans to company with forms, along with an earnings statement and expense statement for year ending 31 Dec. 1893.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

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 Pittsburgh Shenango & Lake Erie Railroad Co.

Letter to George Pullman pleading for time on board with Pullman to discuss EU contracts; also prospectus for above railroad co.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 from Woodruff Sleeping & Parlor Coach Co.

Letter requesting data on suit between Pullman Palace Car Co. vs Jonah Woodruff and reply regarding the suit.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter informing George Pullman of Board Meeting of Chicago Telephons Company

Letter from C. E. Mosley, Sec'y, informing Mr. Pullman of the date and time of the next meeting of the Bd of Dir., Chicago Telephone Co. and location

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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: sale of Woodruff Sleeping Car stock

Letter to George Pullman regarding possible sale of Woodruff Sleeping Car stock by Doubleday.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 Cars requested by Woodruff

Several letters regarding feasibility of selling old cars to Woodruff Car Co., includes two inventory lists

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letter Regarding Cattle Cars

A letter written by Pullman Vice President Homer Porter to S. W. Remer discussing George Pullman's stance on constructing new cattle cars.

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

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 Chicago Times Strike article

Letter from George Brown, Pullman General Manager, to George Pullman regarding Chicago Times article about a strike at Pullman and why there is no evidence of this.

Subject: ; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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 G. Pullman pleading for return to employment

8 page letter on Atlantic Hotel (Chicago) stationery from former Pullman employee pleading for his job back after a scandal.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Workers; 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 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

Letter to Woodruff Cars

Letters between Woodruff Sleeping & Parlor Coach Co. and Pullman's Palace Car Co. regarding issues/leaks in Woodruff cars.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letters between New York and New England Railraod Company and Pullman

Letters between N.Y.and N.E. RR Co. and P.P.C.C. regarding additional equipment needed to purchase...box cars and coal cars. Also letter regarding bill for the car Virginia.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 between Pullman and the Philadelpia Reading Railroad Co.

A series of correspondence between the Pullman's Palace Car Company and the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad regarding funds owed PPCC from PRR which was under receivership.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Letters between Pullman and YMCA

Correspondence between Pullman Company and multiple branches of YMCA "Railroad Departments" as to how much Pullman should donate annually. YMCA says they have a high usage of rooms by Pullman employees but Pullman Company feels the usage has less value.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters from E. W. Appelman regarding patent infringement

Correspondence between E. W. Appelman of Clermont, IA and the Pullman Co., other railroads and various attorneys regarding alleged infringement by Pullman and others of Appelman patent for platform extensions on railcars. Letters, patents, newsclipping, etc.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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 Monetary Commission of the Indianapolis Convention

Letters asking for George Pullman's thoughts on monetary issues of the time.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters from publication The Nation's Leaders

Correspondence to George Pullman asking for endorsement of the publication, with sample letters included.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; 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

Letters regarding brochures for World's Fair

Letter from Charles Sweet (Pullman's Secretary) to George Pullman, regarding the printing of brochures about the Pulllman's Palace Car Co. that would be for sale at the World's Fair, as well as correspondence about terms of publication and proposal from Dibble Publishing Co.

Subject: ; Advertising; Chicago_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters regarding car leases to Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf RR

Letters and notes regarding car leases to Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf RR; lease payments in arrears and looking for further extensions.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letters regarding Car Mfg Consolidation

a collection of two letters and an article from Railway Age about the possible consolidation of train car manufacturing in this country. also cover sheet

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

Letters regarding history of land transfers at Brigantine Beach property

A series of letters, titles, etc. regarding property at Brigantine Beach and involving the Brigantine Improvement co. and Woodruff Car Co. and Pullman Co.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters regarding Kansas City Southern Railway Co. leases

Correspondence regarding the settlement of Kansas City Southern Railway Co. car leases; details of final payments and title transfers executed.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Correspondence

Letters regarding Lease Warrents on equipment

Letters to George Pullman regarding three lease warrants on equipment made by their company and from C. S. Sweet, returning the lease warrants.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Workers; Format: Correspondence

Letters regarding news clippings of death of George Pullman

Correspondence from a clipping company regarding the collection of news clippings about the death of George Pullman

Subject: ; Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters requesting free tickets on Pullman Cars

13 letters, 12 requesting or acknowledging requests for free tickets, plus one internal note re: an employment prospect.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Correspondence

Letters Sprague Electric Elevator Company and Pullman's Palace Car Company

Correspondence regarding rental of shop space (6,000sq.ft) and sample lease provided from the Standard Knitting Mills Plant at Pullman.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

Letters, contracts, certificates related to Woodruff Sleeping & Parlor Coach Co.

A series of correspondence, contracts, certificates related to missing stock certificates belonging to stockholders of the Woodruff Co., dating back to 1886.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Letters-Cars Constructed 1898-1899

Several letters written by Duane Doty regarding the types of cars constructed between 1898 and 1899.

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

Lewis & Fowler Mfg Co.

A Letter offering the Lewis & Fowler Mfg. Co. in Brooklyn, NY to the Pullman Company. They made street cars.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; 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_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; 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

Pay Passengers by Car Type

Log showing summaries of pay passengers carried by Division 8 car type.

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

Poors Manual Data

Information sent to Poor's Manual regarding Passenger Car Improvements from 1880 to 1896.

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

Positioning Pullman - Collaborative Ideas Workshop

Brochure explaining a 3-day workshop held in Pullman National Monument, organized by the National Park Conservation Association and AIA Chicago. More information at www.positioningpullman.org.

Subject: ; Factory_Site; Organizations_--_Other; Plans/_Reports/_Studys; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Preserving Pullman-Historic District Becomes Illinois' First National Monument

Article in DePaul Magazine talks about the history of Pullman and it's new status as Pullman National Monument. Several Pullman residents (DePaul Professors and Alumni) are interviewed.

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

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 Advertising Booklet - Vacation Excursions - New Orleans, Mexico, California

Booklet advertising excursions on Pullman Palace Cars to New Orleans, Mexico and California; 3 grand tours.

Subject: ; Advertising; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; 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 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 Lawyers Opinion on Land Ownership

Handwritten abstract from Pullman attorneys Lyman & Jackson discussing evidence around ownership of disputed lands, " Asa Kile tract".

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Correspondence

Pullman Palace Car Co. Readjustment of Divisions

A series of notes from Director's meetings, map and handwritten notes regarding a reorganization of the Pullman Company.

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Correspondence

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 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 Palace Car Works

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

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Postcard

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

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