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$10 million expected for rebuilding tower

Article about Gov. Ryan releasing $10 million in Illinois First funds for reconstructing the Clocktower/Factory buildings.

Subject: Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Factory_Site; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

$200,000 grant to fund work at Market Hall

Photocopy of article from Daily Southtown, December 10, 1998.

Subject: Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Market_Hall; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

10 Daily Passenger Trains over the Pennsylvania Lines

A list of daily passenger trains going eastward and southward from Chicago over the Pennsylvania Lines.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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

100-year-old Sewage Tank May Hamper Contruction of U of C facility

Article regarding contruction of U of C printing facility.

Subject: Pullman_-_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

10700 block of Cottage Grove

"The arch" block of North Pullman, street appears to be torn up due to construction

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11100 and St. Lawrence

c1885. View east along 111th from across Water (sic) Street (Watt), now St. Lawrence. Note open space where Annex would later be built and original porch on house on right side of the photograph. Executive houses are seen looking east, as is portion of the train station.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Houses; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11100 Block Champlain

East side of 11100 block of Champlain Avenue, c1883. Left half of a pair of photographs looking south from 111th probably by T. S. Johnson 1883-1885. Image shows houses and the original Market Hall.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11100 Block of Champlain Avenue

c1885. View SSW showing, left to right, Pullman Market Hall, horse drawn wagon, residential units, ornate Pullman fence.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11107 Watt Avenue

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Format: Photograph (all forms)

111th And Cottage Grove

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

111th and Watt

HR Koopman postcard showing east side of Watt Avenue (now St. Lawrence) looking south with men sitting on curb.

Subject: Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Pullman_Views; Format: Postcard

111th And Watt Avenie

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

111th from east from St. Lawrence

Photo of postcard that lists Florence E. of Watt Chicago, ILL and also "Pullman". May say "1913".

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

111th St. Illinois Central Ground Level Station

Newspaper clipping showing the Pullman IC train station, located at what is now 111th and Cottage Grove Avenue. Photo from a series published by the South End Reporter in the 1950s.

Subject: Illinois_Central_Railroad; Pullman_Train_Station; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

111th Street

1882

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Photographic Materials

111th Street 60 Years Ago

Photograph copy of newspaper clipping, possibly from 1949. in 1889 handwritten on clipping. Refers to Dalenberg home as recently razed was at 134 E. 111th. St.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

111th Street View

Looking east on 111th Street toward Champlain Avneue, 1918, showing executive housing on Florence Boulevard, now 111th Street. Notice little shack on SW corner of 111th and Champlain where sandwiches were sold to Pullman workers on lunch break.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Format: Photograph (all forms)

111th Street, Looking East from Train Station

1885?

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Views; Format: Artwork

11208-11210 S. St. Lawrence Ave.

Joseph Guest emmigrated from Dublin, Ireland in 1910 and moved to Pullman. He worked as a chef and manager of the Pullman Executives Club on 111th Street and lived in the carriage house (no longer in existence) behind the club. He purchased the house to the right of this image in 1912 and built the bakery/grocery store in 1916. Man in front of the building is Mr. Guest. View of bakery with delivery truck parked in front. This non-Beman building was built in the backyard of corner house, later a boat shop, and later (1947-1980), Bob`s Sugar Bowl, a soda fountain.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11213 St. Lawrence Avenue

Wide-angle shot of part of east side of St. Lawrence before demolition of large porch. Original Smaller porch replaced about 1910.

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Hospital; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11213 St. Lawrence Avenue

c1980. Former Pullman Hospital (1882-1925) with second porch which was built c1920. Porch shown was demolished shortly after this photo was taken. Roof and tower restored 2005.

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Format: Photograph (all forms)

11217 Watt Avenue

Pullman Hospital

Subject: Pullman_Hospital; Format: Photograph (all forms)

1125 Sixteenth Street, N. W., The Embassy of the U.S.S.R.

Several pages from Vol.1 of 16th St. Architecture, Commission of Fine Arts, 1978, describing the building of the Pullman house in Washington.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

112th & Watt Street

View south from Watt Avenue (St. Lawrence) at 112h Street. From Koopman's "postcard period" 1890-1905. One of the only known view of the west side of the 11200 block of St. Lawrence. Note "carriage rock" at corners on 112th Street.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Houses; Format: Photograph (all forms)

112th Street West of Market Hall

View looking west down 112th steet from 3rd floor of Market Hall, c1900. Elim Church is visible in background to the left of the Greenstone. It had not yet been moved to make way for Palmer Park. Arcade building visible on the right, as is new greystone house.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Format: Photograph (all forms)

113th And Champlain

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Format: Photographic Materials

113th and Cottage Grove Avenue

Koopman postcard showing Cottage Grove at 113th Street looking south.

Subject: Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Pullman_Views; Format: Postcard

1880 United State Census and National Index

Set of 56 CDs containing the complete 1880 United States Census plus a National Index. Census information is shown by household or institution for approximately 50 million individuals. The Family History Resource File View compact disc is included.

Subject: ; Genealogy; Format: CD

1880 United States Census and National Index

Set of 56 CDs containing the complete 1880 United States Census plus a National Index. Census information is shown by household or institution for approximately 50 million individuals. The Family History Resource File View compact disc is included.

Subject: ; Genealogy; Format: CD

1883 Views

View looking east toward Lake Calumet showing, left to right, steam dredges completing Athletic Island, Langley Avenue, block houses, original Market Hall, fenced-in yard behind Greenstone church, surveyor in the middle of St. Lawrence Avenue.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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

1920 U. S. Federal Census Index Illinois, Chicago

One CD, more than 970,000 census records, fully indexed and instantly searchable.

Subject: ; Genealogy; Format: CD

1920 U. S. Federal Census Index Illinois, Chicago

One CD, more than 970,000 census records, fully indexed and instantly searchable.

Subject: ; Genealogy; Format: CD

1925 Yearbook, Pullman Free School of Manual Training

Table of Contents: 1)Forward, 2)Dedication, 3)Faculty, 4)Seniors, 5)Classes, 6)Activities, 7)Athletics, 8)Humor. 100 pages; nine page of local advertising. Brown cover.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Schools; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

1930 U. S. Federal Census Index

2 CDs, more than 3.9 million census records, full-name index includes all in each household.

Subject: ; Genealogy; Format: CD

1930 U. S. Federal Census Index

2 CDs, more than 3.9 million census records, full-name index includes all in each household.

Subject: ; Genealogy; Format: CD

1939 World's Fair Exhibit

Subject: Fairs; Format: Artwork

1949 Contract Local Union No.3281 U.S.A.-C.I.O.

Contract for the G.&W. Electric Specialty Company Local Union No. 3281 workers. dated 1949

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1956-1959 Contract Local Union No. 3281 U.S.A.-C.I.O.

Contract for G & W. Electric Specialty Company Local Union No. 3281 workers. Dated 1956-1959.

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1959-1962 Contract Local Union NO. 3281 A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Contract for G & W Electric Specialty Company, Local Union No. 3281 of the A.F.L.-C.I.O. workers. Dated 1959-1962

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1962-1965 Contract Local Union No.3281 A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Contract for G.& W. Electric Specialty Company, Local Union No. 3281. Dated 1962-1965.

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1965-1968 Agreement Allis-Chalmers and Local Union 1091

Agreement between Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Harvey Plant and Local Union 1091, United Steelworkers of America, AFL-CIO

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1965-1968 Local Union No.3281 A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Received as part of a collection from Janice Helge, from the estate of Mrs. Grace Anthony, c/o Mr. Al Cabaj.

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1968-1971 Contract Local Union No. 3281 A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Contract for G & W. Electric Specialty Company Local Union No. 3281 workers. Dated 1968-1971.

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

1st Annual Fall Dance

Given by C.O.F., 1351 at the Parish Hall, 108th St., and Perry Avenue, September 11, 1927, music by Dixieland Merrymakers.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

1st Annual Fall Dance

Advertising card for dance given by C.O.F., 1351 at the Parish Hall, 108th St., and Perry Avenue, September 11, 1927, music by Dixieland Merrymakers. Poetry and advertising shown on reverse.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

1st Annual Fall Dance

Given by C.O.F., 1351 at the Parish Hall, 108th St., and Perry Avenue, September 11, 1927, music by Dixieland Merrymakers.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

1st Annual Fall Dance

Advertising card for dance given by C.O.F., 1351 at the Parish Hall, 108th St., and Perry Avenue, September 11, 1927, music by Dixieland Merrymakers. Poetry and advertising shown on reverse.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

2 parts Pullman and 1 Of A Kind

Article promoting historic area from the Chicago Tribune Home Guide section, dated Saturday May 4, 1996. Color photos.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

2006-2007 South Chicago East Side-Hegewisch Directory

Phone Directory for local communities.

Subject: General/Misc.; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

2012 Dover Harbor Calendar

2012 Calendar and Classic Pullman Private Railroad Car Image

Subject: ; Format: Printed Materials - Other

2012 Gentle Warrior Awards Celebration

A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum 17th Anniversary celebration handout. February 2012

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

2013 Dover Harbor Calendar

2013 Calendar and Classic Pullman Private Railroad Car image.

Subject: ; Format: Printed Materials - Other

20th Century Limited

Original Pullman color advertisement. Images show a woman in blue robe pulling the bed down, a group of people in a dining car, people relaxing in a compartment, and people in the club car.

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

300 Block of Pullman Avenue

Sepia tone copy of Post card of Pullman Avenue, looking south from 113th Street. Now known as Cottage Grove Avenue. c. 1893

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Format: Photograph (all forms)

300 Block Pullman Avenue

Original J. C. Ferrin postcard dated 4/5/04.

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Format: Postcard

34 Chevy get new lease on life

Article regarding restoration of 1934 Chevrolet.

Subject: Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

4th Annual Grand Hobo Concert

Flyer describing activities around the Grand Hobo concert on Sunday, June 18 at Pullman United Methodist Church.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials - Other

50 Famous Railwaymen

Subtitled, "The engineers and entrepreneurs who shaped Britain's railways". 264-page hardcover book with bibliography.

Subject: Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

500 Miles to Christmas

Color magazine ad showing train speeding through snow covered landscape with small houses in foreground. Ad has Christmas poem similar to The Night Before Christmas.

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

6 reasons why everybody likes to travel by PULLMAN!

Original magazine advertisement, unknown publication, copyright 1955, The Pullman Company.

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

60th Anniversary of the Dutch Settlement of Roseland

Official Souvenir Programme for the 60th Anniversary of "The Dutch Settlement of Roseland, Chicago", July 5th, 1909. Includes history, images, advertising. Lists many activities for the day and event.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

623 E. 111th Street

Early images of 623 E. 111th St. when Dr. McLean had a surgery and recovery room in the building. The octagonal space built onto the rear was the surgery.

Subject: ; Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

623 E. 111th Street

Early images of 623 E. 111th St. when Dr. McLean had a surgery and recovery room in the building. The octagonal space built onto the rear was the surgery.

Subject: ; Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

647 E. 111th Street

East wall of building at 647 E. 111th Street, showing original fence and tennis court.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

647 E. 111th Street

View of original cricket field next to 647 E. 111th St. - 1910

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Format: Photograph (all forms)

'Little Ben' of Pullman

Newspaper article regarding Administration Building/clocktower. The article states "It's mechanism is an exact duplicate, on a smaller scale, of London's famous Big Ben".

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

"50" Pullman Art & Music Festival

Handout made for the "50" Pullman Art & Music Festival held at the Coop-Op, through out the town and at the Pullman Factory Site August 23, 2014.

Subject: ; Events_-_Other; Factory_Site; General/Misc.; Market_Hall; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Other

"50" Pullman Art & Music Festival

Handout made for the "50" Pullman Art & Music Festival held at the Coop-Op, through out the town and at the Pullman Factory Site August 23, 2014.

Subject: ; Events_-_Other; Factory_Site; General/Misc.; Market_Hall; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Other

"Cumberland Crossing" VHS Tape

"Cumberland Crossing" print shown as well as AT&SF panel track move, west on Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Audio Medium

"I Live in a Great Big Way!" Says Kate Smith

Original Pullman magazine advertisement showing performer Kate Smith entering a Pullman coach. She is smiling and waving into the camera, and wearing a coat with corsage, hat and gloves.

Subject: Advertising; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

"Perfect" Pullman

Article about Pullman as it prepares for 2007 House Tour.

Subject: House_Tour; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

"The Gumps" comic strip by Sidney Smith

Original artwork by Sidney Smith from within a year or two of the inception of comic strip. This popular comic strip about a middle-class family ran in newspapers for forty two years, beginning in 1917.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

A Beautiful Neighborhood

14 posters, A Beautiful Neighborhood in Beautiful Chicago Michael A. Bilandic, Mayor.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Format: Artwork

A Century of Banking

Pullman Bank newsletter in 1983 celebrating the bank's 100th year.

Subject: ; Pullman_Bank; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Century of Pullman Cars

Volume One, Alphabetical List, No. 282. Photocopy of 12-page article with photographs and illustrations. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlum Reading Room at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

A Chicago Album

150th Anniversary Chicago Tribune Magazine. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Corner of Chicago

Biography of the Chicago newspaper man who also wrote Radio scripts.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Daily Miracle

Original B/W magazine advertisement promoting rail travel, specifically mentioning Pullmans, published in the National Geographic, c1930s.

Subject: Advertising; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Daughter's Inheritance

383 page soft cover book.

Subject: ; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

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 Fall Day In Pullman

Article by Indiana preservationist Paul A. Myers, about the restoration of the Pullman Factory Administration Building Clock Tower in October 2005. Printed Copies of photographs taken by Mr. Myers are included.

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

A Famous Inventor

Newspaper article, 1888, summarizing interview with G. Pullman re: invention of the Palace train car. Envelope holding article included in file.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Fish Story

Article from the Amtrak Express, July/August 1991 regarding the growing use of the railroad to ship fresh fish in the late 19th to 20th century.

Subject: ; Reference; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Fish Story

Article from the Amtrak Express, July/August 1991 regarding the growing use of the railroad to ship fresh fish in the late 19th to 20th century.

Subject: ; Reference; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Fitting Finish at Pullman

Photocopy of article dated August 1981 from unknown publication regarding the last Pullman car.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_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

A Frosty Morning

Tinted Koopman postcard showing view of 111th Street and South Park (now King Drive), 1910.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Format: Postcard

A Great-Grandmother Remembers

One sheet (copy) from an unidentified book, talking about growing up on the same block on Prairie Avenue as George Pullman and his family lived.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Headline of 36 Years Ago Today: 575 Dead in Fire!

Article in the Chicago Tribune, December 30, 1939 regarding the Iroquois Theatre Fire.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A House in Chicago

Biography of Harriet Moody, literary patron in early 20th century Midwest. Hardcover book, 288 pages, with index.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Hug and a Snub

Chicago Sun-Times article about President Obama's brief visit to Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy on Thursday, February 19, 2015, where he announced Pullman's as the 402nd National Monument.

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

A landmark up in smoke

Image of the Pullman factory burning the night of December 1, 1998.

Subject: Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Factory_Site; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections

Covers topics of museums, collections, and management, including acquisitions, de-accessioning, loans, gifts, tax considerations, appraisals and care of collecions, insurance, public access to collections, etc. Author: Marie C. Malaro Publisher: Smithsonian Books. 1998 ISBN 1-56098-787-1

Subject: Transportation/_Other_Museums; Format: Artwork

A Little Sermon All Pullman Employees Can Preach to Friends

Copy of an article from the The Pullman News of April 1933, about Pullman travel safety.

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

A Look at Roseland Then and Now

Article from South End Reporter, May 30, 1973 showing Pullman locations past and present. Note images of Pullman School are reversed; the top image shows the original school and the lower image is the second Pullman school built in 1910.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Schools; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Love Woven True

Novel about the women who worked in the Lowell, Massachuesetts mills in 1849, written by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller, copyright 2005.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Moveable Mansion

Article from Victorian Homes magazine about the "Oriental", a private car built by Pullman in 1889 for New York industrialist Austin Corbin.

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

A native paradise

Article from the Chicago Tribune about Glorious Gardens Finalist for 2008, Arthur Pearson, a Pullman resident.

Subject: Pullman_People; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Night to Remember II

Invitation and program from the Pullman Tech Alumni Association's event, "A Night to Remember II"

Subject: Pullman_Schools; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Novel Revival, by George

Newspaper article relating to Pullman Bank's effort to revitalize North Pullman, 11/11/2007.

Subject: ; North_Pullman; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Pioneer's Centennial George Mortimer Pullman 1831-1931

Photocopy and type transcript of an essay on the life of George Pullman.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Proud Old Lady Admits Her Age

Copy from two undated, unidentified newspaper articles about the 1884 Pullman Building in downtown Chicago. Talks about the building in 1956 as it is ready to be torn down.

Subject: Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Pullman_Building; Architecture; 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

A Pullman Postscript

Photocopy of 19-page article from Trains Magazine. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Squandered Heritage

Three part series in the Chicago Tribune, on the city's failure to protect its hidden architectural gems.

Subject: ; Architecture; Chicago_History; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

A Summary of information on the South Pullman District

Publication by the Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks, dated June, 1972.

Subject: Pullman_-_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A Timeless Affair The Life of Anita McCormick Blaine

Hardcover book, 253 pages with index, biography of the daughter of Cyrus McCormick.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

A.O. Smith Corporation Invoice No. 4154-02

Invoice No. 4154-02, dated June 23, 1947, in the amount of $1,134.34 for Unprepared Scrap from A.O. Smith Corporation to American Steel & Supply Co. The purchaser may also have been known as American Steel Foundries or American Brake Shoe and Foundry and produced parts that may have been used in Pullman cars.

Subject: General/Misc.; Format: Printed Materials - Other

About the Hotel Florence...

One page information about the Hotel, cost to build, ownership history, etc.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Above Chicago

Collection of historic and original aerial photographs of Chicago.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Abraham Lincoln From Skeptic to Prophet

446 page hard cover book.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Abraham Lincoln Illustrated

159 page hard cover pocket book. A biographical sketch of President Lincoln taken from Abbott's "Lives of the Presidents," and containing sixty half-tone illustrations and portraits.

Subject: Reference; Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Abraham Lincoln Portrait

Framed print of Abraham Lincoln.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Format: Artwork

Accounting Plans of Interstate Commerce Commission

File containing information related to accounting plans to accomodate Interestate Commerce Commission needs for information. File includes Correspondance Wrapper, cover letter, conference meeting summary, and brief memo advising on upcoming meeting with ICC.

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Format: Correspondence

Acknowledgement of Sympathy Expression

Small card from Mrs Pullman and family sent in response to expressions of sympathy related to George Pullman death.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Correspondence

Across the Continent: The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific

Side-scenes on the Central Pacific Railroad. Internet article from Frank Leslie's Illustration Newspaper, February 9, 1878, about Frank Leslie's trip across the country.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Adding Spice to Old Pullman

Newspaper article with interviews of original residents and info on Historic Pullman Foundation's plans for neighborhood.

Subject: Pullman_-_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Administration Bldg

North Elevation, North FactoryWest Elevation. Black and white photograph, Post fire/pre-rebuild.

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Color photo dated 12/30/2003 shows buidling during post-fire reconstruction.

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Administration Building

Employee parking in front of north wing. Note South wing enlargment. Mid 1940s

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

Administration Building

Clock Tower and with view of south wing enlarged to accomodate manufacturing larger train cars

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

Administration Building

Aerial view of Administration Building, early 1970s.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Photograph copy from disc of Clock Tower at time of conversion into warehouse by Kasle Steel Corp. Undated.

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

Administration Building

Best clear view of Lake Vista with reflection of the Administration Building. Allen Wheel Works and North Pullman in left distance.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Subject: Pullman_Town; Factory_Site; Format: Artwork

Administration Building

View from Florence Ave (111th) across Lake Vista. Note Pullman name spelled out on bank. ca 1890

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Drawing of the Administration Building at the Factory Site.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Artwork

Administration Building

View looking South

Subject: Factory_Site; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

View of the Administration Building and Lake Vista. Horse and buggy in view driving down the path. 1890.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Administration Building with parking area. 1940s

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

Administration Building

Wide-angle view of entire Administration Building, possibly by Wylie Dennison.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Color photograph of the front facade of the Administration Building at the Pullman Factory.

Subject: Factory_Site; Architecture; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Administration Building

View of Chocktour about 1915. Note watchman at door, US Mail post box by street

Subject: Factory_Site; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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)

Administration Building

Showing the newly graded Cottage grove, picture was taken after Lake Visa was filled in (1903) but before South wing was demolished.

Subject: Factory_Site; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building

Wide-angle view of Administration Building and factory buildings, showing landscaping and Lake Vista.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building (South Elevation)

Black and white photograph of post fire/ pre-rebuild Administration Building.

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building - Clocktower Raising

A collection of 90 color images on 3 discs chronicling the raising of the clocktower on Oct. 19, 2005

Subject: Administration_Building; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building - Old Clock Tower

Poem extracted from Vol. 29, Issue 4 of Where the Trails Cross, Fall 1999

Subject: Factory_Site; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Administration Building and Lake Vista

View showing completed landscaping with name "Pullman" in flowers.

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

Administration Building and Lake Vista

View from south showing additional landscaping

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building and Lake Vista

Closeup of Admin. Bldg and Lake Vista

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

Administration Building and Lake Vista

View from north showing two young girls on road by Lake.

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

Administration Building and Lake Vista

Looking North at the Administration Building with Allen Wheel Works and North Pullman in the distance.

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

Administration Building and Lake Vista

Sepia tone photographs (1 8x10 and 1 5x7 showing the Pullman factory and administration sections and part of Lake Vista as newly erected. (2)

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

Administration Building North Wing

Early view of north wing, Lake Vista in foreground, clocktower on the right.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building Print

Black line drawing on cream paper, 1976 by Kretschmann

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Artwork

Administration Building Triptych

Photos of building in 1910, 1990, 1998 after the fire.

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Administration_Building; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Administration Building, Field Notes

Field Notes of Charles E. Gregersen, from 1971 and 1973, site dimensions and reconstructed details. Compiled 12/6/98, handwritten, 57 pages.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Admiral Bryd's Snow Cruiser

Newspaper article "Discovery of wreckage recalls odd vehicle" regarding the Snow Cruiser manufacturing at the Pullman factory in Chicago. Records includes article by Mario Avignone relating the history of the Snow Cruiser.

Subject: ; The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Admiral Bryd's Snow Cruiser

Newspaper article "Discovery of wreckage recalls odd vehicle" regarding the Snow Cruiser manufacturing at the Pullman factory in Chicago. Records includes article by Mario Avignone relating the history of the Snow Cruiser.

Subject: The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Admiral Byrd's Snow Cruiser

Outside Pullman factory, 1939.

Subject: The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Admiral Byrd's Snow Cruiser Under Construction -- Exterior View

October, 1939

Subject: The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Digital Object

Admiring Nature's Wonders

Koopman stereocard "Admiring Nature's Wonders".

Subject: Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Format: Photograph (all forms)

After you...Soldier!

Original Pullman magazine advertisement, copyright 1942 The Pullman Company.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Agawa Canyon Train Tour

1998 Algoma Central Railway schedule for traveling 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario down to the Agawa Canyon floor on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten.

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Agreement between Alabama Great Southern Railroad Co. and Pullman Co.

Contract with supplemental agreement as well. Dated November 1, 1895 through November 1, 1913. Multiple pages of correspondence included as well; related to contract revisions due to inclusion of Southern Railroad Company into the Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company.

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Agreement between Alabama Great Southern Railroad Co. and Pullman Co.

Contract with supplemental agreement as well. Dated November 1, 1895 through November 1, 1913. Multiple pages of correspondence included as well; related to contract revisions due to inclusion of Southern Railroad Company into the Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company.

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Correspondence

Agreement between Atlanta and West Point Railroad Co. and the Western Railway of Alabama and Pullman Company

Original handwritten contract (4 pages), printed contract, with contract extension and transmittal letter.

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

Agreement between Atlanta and West Point Railroad Co. and the Western Railway of Alabama and Pullman Company

Original handwritten contract (4 pages), printed contract, with contract extension and transmittal letter.

Subject: ; Pullman_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

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 G & W Electric Specialty Company and United Steelworkers of American Local Union No. 3281

Agreement for workers of Local Union No. 3281 at G & W. Electric Specialty Company in Blue Island, IL. Dated April 1, 1975 to April 1, 1978

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Agreement between G & W Specialty Company and United Steelworkers of America Local Union No. 3281

Agreement for workers of Local Union 3281 at the G & W. Specialty Company in Blue Island, IL. Dated January 31, 1972 to April 1, 1975.

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Agreement between Pullman Co. & Alabama & Vicksburg Co.

Two 13 page printed contracts between Pullman Company and Alabama&Vicksburg Railway Co. First - 1901-1916; Second 1916-1936.

Subject: ; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Agreement between Pullman Co. & Alabama & Vicksburg Co.

Two 13 page printed contracts between Pullman Company and Alabama&Vicksburg Railway Co. First - 1901-1916; Second 1916-1936.

Subject: ; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Agreement between Pullman Co. and Atlantic & North Carolina Company

3 page printed contract executed June 12, 1905 regarding Pullman sleeping car operations. Contract effective from June 12, 1905 to June 12, 1910.

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

Agreement between Pullman Co. and Atlantic & North Carolina Company

3 page printed contract executed June 12, 1905 regarding Pullman sleeping car operations. Contract effective from June 12, 1905 to June 12, 1910.

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

Agreement between Pullman Co. and Atlantic, Valdosta & Western Railway Co.

4 page printed contract re: Pullman Car operations on these lines; effective dates October 1, 1900 through September 30, 1915. Additional correspondence included as well.

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

Agreement between Pullman Co. and Atlantic, Valdosta & Western Railway Co.

4 page printed contract re: Pullman Car operations on these lines; effective dates October 1, 1900 through September 30, 1915. Additional correspondence included as well.

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

Agreement between Pullman Southern Car Co and Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio R.R. Co.

4 page handwritten contract re: Pullman Sleeping Car operations. Executed May 01, 1877

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Agreement between Pullman Southern Car Co and Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio R.R. Co.

4 page handwritten contract re: Pullman Sleeping Car operations. Executed May 01, 1877

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

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

Air Raid Instructions

Civil Defense card giving Air-Raid drill instructions. In the 1950s, these were commonly called "duck and cover" instructions to be followed in the event of a nuclear explosion. These kinds of instructions were often distributed to students in grammar and high school.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Aircraft Division

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

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

Aircraft Division - Douglas Aircraft meeting

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

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

Aircraft Division Employees

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

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

Aircraft Division Employees

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

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

Aircraft Division Meeting

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

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

Aircraft Division Worker

Woman worker standing in front of a press and gauge.

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

Aldermanic Election Ballot

Several specimen adlermanic ballots for 9th Ward election between Dominic Lupo and Norman F. Fabry. Lupo was 9th Ward alderman from 1959 to 1971. Sheets appear to have been cut for scrap paper.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Algoma Central Corporation 1993 Annual Report

1993 annual report of the Algoma Central Corp.for their three divisions: Marine Group, Algoma Central Railway, and Real Estate Group.

Subject: General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Algoma Central Railroad Maps

Algoma Central Railroad maps found on the on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten."

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Map

Algoma Central Railroad Maps

Algoma Central Railroad maps found on the on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten."

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Format: Map

Algoma Central Railway Canyon View Camp Car

Two sided flyer for the Algoma Central Railway converted fully equipped caboose the "Canyon View" which housed up to four persons. Trip began in Sault St. Marie, Ontario and ended in the Agawa Canyon wilderness park.

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Algoma Central Railway Canyon View Camp Car

Two sided flyer for the Algoma Central Railway converted fully equipped caboose the "Canyon View" which housed up to four persons. Trip began in Sault St. Marie, Ontario and ended in the Agawa Canyon wilderness park.

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Algoma Central Railway Passenger Train Service

May - October 1995 Algoma Central Railway schedule for traveling from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada to Hawk Junction, Canada on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten".

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Algoma Central Railway Passenger Train Service

May - October 1995 Algoma Central Railway schedule for traveling from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada to Hawk Junction, Canada on the re-commissioned Advance train car "Michipicoten".

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Format: Printed Materials - Other

All A-board for Christmas!

Original Pullman magazine advertisement. Large illustration shows people carrying wrapped presents getting on a train.

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

All aboard! A tour of the historic Pullman neighborhood

Copy of a collection of articles related to touring historic Pullman district.

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

All aboard! Historic Pullman Foundation

A handout with information about Pullman and the Historic Pullman Foundation.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials - Other

All Intersted! In What?

HR Koopman stereocard entitled "All Interested? In What? showing a large group of adults and children in a wooded park setting. Sign on the building reads "Assembly Hall". Perhaps a religous event?

Subject: Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Format: Photograph (all forms)

All on Board

Black and white HR Koopman stereocard showing a train with passenger and baggage cars sitting at a station. Passengers are on the train and conductors standing outside.

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Koopman,_Henry_Ralph_and_family; Format: Photograph (all forms)

All these wonderful things happen only when you go Pullman

Original Pullman magazine advertisement. Images show traveler looking out the window in a coach, sleeping peacefully, being served by a porter, walking through a car, eating in the dining car, and talking with other passengers.

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

All these wonderful things happen only when you go Pullman

Original magazine advertisement, Saturday Evening Post, undated, copyright 1950, The Pullman Company

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

All Things Considered

Subtitled, "Memories, Experiences and Observations of a Chicagoan". Hardcover book, non-fiction, 345 pages.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

All This Extra Luxury At No Extra Pullman Cost

Subject: Advertising; Format: Artwork

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