THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Pullman Porters

10,000 Black Men tells railroad porters' story

Article relating to TV movie about the unionization of the Pullman Porters by A Philip Randolph.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Pullman Captain and His Crew

Original Pullman magazine ad, unknown publication, copyright 1937, The Pullman Company.

Subject: Advertising; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Agreement between The Pullman Company and its Porters and Maids

Document stating the relationship between The Pullman Company and its Porter and Maid employees.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Back cover

Soft-cover book, 104 pages with photographs and illustrations.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Behind the Pullman curtain

Review of new book, "Rising from the Rails", about Pullman Porters. Chicago Tribune, August 22, 2004.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Big Jim picks up where he left off

Article about Gov. Jim Thompson's support for creating a museum at Pullman.

Subject: Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Fire_House; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Stables; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Big Jim picks up where he left off

Article about Gov. Jim Thompson's support for creating a museum at Pullman.

Subject: Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_Fire_House; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Stables; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

By-Laws of Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America

Document laying out the organization of the Pullman Porters Benefit Association. Original By-Laws adopted November 20, 1920; this is an amended version from 1932

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Caption on back: "One of the most important duties of the Pullman porter was the preparation of comfortable soft riding beds for passengers. Pullman bed-making was an art and porters pride themselves on making beds that are as comfortable to sleep in as they are attractive to look at."

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Caption on back: "Time honored tradition of the Pullman porter was to polish passengers shoes during the night."

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Did You Ring Sir?

Advertisement featuring Pullman Porter.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Dining Car

Image showing Porters

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Dining Car Interior

Undated

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

Dining Car Interior

Undated

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

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

Every artifact tells a story

Article about Pullman Porter uniform. Chicago Tribune, April 21, 2004.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Every Artifact Tells a Story

Article about the donation of museum pieces, including a Pullman Porters uniform.

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Porters; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

For Pullman Eyes Only

Soft-cover book, 104 pages with photographs and illustrations.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Galley Car Interior

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; 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

History-making plan for Pullman at risk

Article about union leaders wanting museum director Lyn Hughes to step aside for a good cause.

Subject: North_Pullman; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

History-making plan for Pullman at risk

Article about union leaders wanting museum director Lyn Hughes to step aside for a good cause.

Subject: North_Pullman; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Instructions to Porters, Attendants and Bus Boys

Instruction book of The Pullman Company, August 1, 1952, #P9379. 127 pages with index.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Knocks Pullman Company

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

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

Mistah Pullman oughta call this car the Rip Van Winkle

Original color Goodyear advertisement for its airfoam mattress showing use in Pullman cars. Airfoam - T.M. The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Unknown publication.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Moving History

Article from AARP magazine about Pullman Porters.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Moving History

Article from AARP magazine about Pullman Porters.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Moving History

Article from AARP magazine about Pullman Porters.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Moving History

Article from AARP magazine about Pullman Porters.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Mr. Me goes to town

Original black and white advertisement, originally published in National Geographic magazine. Copyright The Pullman Company 1941.

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

Museum founder doesn't want backing

Newspaper article about A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum. Daily Southtown, 3/10/02

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Narrow miss for museum

Article about the A. Philip Randolph Museum.

Subject: Pullman_Fire_House; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Portals in Time

Copy of a section on Robbins from a guide to suburban heritage by the South Suburban Heritage Association. Most of the early residents of this all African-American incorporated village worked as porters on the Pullman railcars.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Porter Making A Bed

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Porter Making A Bed

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Porter Making A Bed

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Porter Shining Shoes

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Porters carried rail industry

Article from Chicago Tribune Metro section of newspaper, dated Thursday, May 8, 2008. Article celebrating Train Day, honors service of 1st African-American labor union.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Porters carried rail industry

Article from Chicago Tribune Metro section of newspaper, dated Thursday, May 8, 2008. Article celebrating Train Day, honors service of 1st African-American labor union.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Porters on a Pullman Train

Photocopy of sheet music, written and composed by Charles D. Crandall. Copy is reduced in size and not reproduced here. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlum Reading Room at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Format: Musical Equipment (includes sheet music)

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman and Its Public

Photocopy of article relating to Pullman company and porters, unknown date.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Brotherhood remembered

Article about Porter's Museum. Chicago Tribune, May 18, 2003.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Porter

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Pullman Porter

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Pullman Porter - Shoes To Shine

Undated

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Porter Figure

Painted cast metal figure of Porter. Possibly Pullman porter; grey uniform with red cap, carrying luggage. Possibly French Minot Co. maker.

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Pullman Porter in Sleeper Car 1942

Pullman porter making up an upper berth aboard the "Capitol Limited" bound for Chicago, Illinois, March, 1942.

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Porter Shoe Advertisement

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Advertising; Format: Artwork

Pullman Porters and Conductors

1939 Porters Porters and Conductors, Long Island Railroad Montauk Ziel Reprint Photo

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Porters Take Their Place in History

Copy of an article about Amtrak honoring the Pullman Porters who made a mark in civil rights and upward mobility for African Americans.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Porters Take Their Place in History

Copy of an article about Amtrak honoring the Pullman Porters who made a mark in civil rights and upward mobility for African Americans.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Porters Take Their Place in History

Copy of an article about Amtrak honoring the Pullman Porters who made a mark in civil rights and upward mobility for African Americans.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Porters Take Their Place in History

Copy of an article about Amtrak honoring the Pullman Porters who made a mark in civil rights and upward mobility for African Americans.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Reverse of photograph

1939 Porters Porters and Conductors, Long Island Railroad Montauk Ziel Reprint Photo

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Sleeping Car Porters

Bibliography and study aid, published by the Historic Pullman Foundation, compiled by Frank H. Beberdick, March, 1995

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Carbuilder 1953 October

Two-color magazine produced for employees of the Pullman Standard Co. 29 pages containint employee news and articles about Pullman factory sites around the country.

Subject: Pullman_Workers; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Illinois_History; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Carbuilder, 1960 July-August

Three-color magazine produced for employees of Pullman Standard Co. 29 pages containing emploee news and articles about Pullman factory sites around the country.

Subject: Regional; Pullman_Workers; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Illinois_History; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Fast Mail

Photocopy of newsletter of the Twentieth Century Railroad Club, Number 149, June, 1983, with article "Pullman Service, A Porter's Story".

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Fast Mail

Photocopy of newsletter of the Twentieth Century Railroad Club, Number 149, June, 1983, with article "Pullman Service, A Porter's Story".

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Fast Mail

Photocopy of newsletter of the Twentieth Century Railroad Club, Number 149, June, 1983, with article "Pullman Service, A Porter's Story".

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Rev. W. H. Heard

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

This is what a Fox-hole isn`t

Two (2) copies original magazine advertisement. Ad shows a soldier reading comfortably in a Pulman berth.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Whether You Travel

Original Pullman advertisement. Image show man in a private room, a man sleeping in a berth, people relaxing in a coach seating and in club car, and a man getting off the train assisted by a porter.

Subject: Advertising; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

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