THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Format Artwork

"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

111th Street, Looking East from Train Station

1885?

Subject: Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Views; Format: Artwork

1939 World's Fair Exhibit

Subject: Fairs; Format: Artwork

A Beautiful Neighborhood

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

Subject: Pullman_(General); Format: Artwork

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

Abraham Lincoln Portrait

Framed print of Abraham Lincoln.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Format: Artwork

Administration Building

Drawing of the Administration Building at the Factory Site.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Artwork

Administration Building

Subject: Pullman_Town; Factory_Site; Format: Artwork

Administration Building Print

Black line drawing on cream paper, 1976 by Kretschmann

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Artwork

All This Extra Luxury At No Extra Pullman Cost

Subject: Advertising; Format: Artwork

Appln. of Proposed Coil, Water Pipes, & Grille Support

An original technical plan designed and drawn by George Eck on February 5, 1950.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Reference; Format: Artwork

Arcade Building

1882

Subject: Arcade_Building; Format: Artwork

Arcade Park

1908

Subject: Arcade_Park; Format: Artwork

Arcade Park

Subject: Arcade_Park; Format: Artwork

Avignone, Mario

Pencil drawing of Mario Avignone, late 1960s or early 1970s, by C. Griswell

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Artwork

Baptism Papers

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Artwork

Building 042, 043, 044 of Area B

Pullman buildings adjacent to transfer table, totaling 88,500sf, masonry and wood construction

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Artwork

Car #301

Black and white photograph of Pullman train car #301 on tracks in front of Pullman Standard Factory, worker in hard hat kneeling in front of train car.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Artwork

Christmas Card

December, 1925

Subject: Pullman_Company; Format: Artwork

Civil Government of Illinois Chicago and Cook County

Hard cover book, 201 pages describing and defining various parts of Chicago and Cook County government, copyright 1890

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Artwork

Clock Tower Christmas Card

1956 - issued by Pullman Bank

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Clock Tower Christmas Card (Inside)

1956 - issued by Pullman Bank

Subject: Pullman_Bank; Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

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 Print

Print of a drawing of the Pullman Administration/Clocktower Building

Subject: Administration_Building; Architecture; Factory_Site; Format: Artwork

Clocktower Print

Print of a drawing of the Pullman Administration/Clocktower Building

Subject: Administration_Building; Architecture; Factory_Site; Format: Artwork

Columbian Exposition Prints

Color copies scanned from original Columbian Exposition magazine prints.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Format: Artwork

Corliss Engine

Center of Our Nations: The Corliss Engine

Subject: Corliss_Engine; Format: Artwork

E'Toile Du Nord

1927

Subject: Pullman_Abroad; Format: Artwork

Erickson, Olga

Olga Erickson, Ida Stenberg's sister.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Artwork

Friends of the Florence Fundraiser Poster

Matted poster for a fundraiser to take place on Sunday, May 18, 1986 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Format: Artwork

Garden Walk - 1995

Poster for First Arcade Park Garden Club Garden Walk, July 16, 1995.

Subject: ; Format: Artwork

George Pullman

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Artwork

Greenstone Church

Print of ink drawing of the Greenstone Church by K. Pryor.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Format: Artwork

Greenstone Church

Matted drawing of Greenstone Church, signed Nancy Tiffin, NT1974.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Format: Artwork

Greenstone Church

Drawing of the Greenstone Church.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Format: Artwork

Greenstone Church Model

Composite model of the Pullman Greenstone Church, also known as the Pullman United Methodist Church.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Format: Artwork

Greenstone Church Plate

Commemorative plate sold for fund-raising purposes in the early 1970s. Short history of the Church shown on reverse.

Subject: ; Greenstone_Church; Format: Artwork

Harrogate: A Pullman Train

Subject: Advertising; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence

1883

Subject: Pullman_Views; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence

Print of ink drawing of Hotel Florence by K. Pryor.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence -- Postcard

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence Exterior Stained Glass

Subject: ; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence Needlework

Cross stitch picture of the Hotel Florence, done by Pullman resident Norma Zarris, in 2006.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Format: Artwork

Hotel Florence Sketch

Black and whilte sketch of Hotel Florence and factory-site buildings.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1983

Poster for 10th annual house tour October 8&9, 1983. Co-sponsored byt he Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Black ink on tan board with drawing of house section showing room interiors and people.

Subject: ; Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1985

Poster for 12th annual house tour October 12 & 13, 1985. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Two Pullman images used on poster - one of children outside Greenstone Church, the other of residence on 112th st. and St. Lawrence.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1986

Poster for 13th annual house tour, October 11 & 12, 1986. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation.

Subject: House_Tour; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1987

Poster for 14th annual house tour October 10 & 11, 1987. Co-sponsored by Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Pictured is a young girl playing with a doll house.

Subject: House_Tour; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1988 Poster

Poster for 15th annual house tour October 8&9, 1988. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Black and white with oval photograph of c.1893 Pullman town and car works. Framed.

Subject: House_Tour; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1989 Poster

Poster for 16th annual house tour October 7&8, 1989. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Black and white with drawing of Pullman Palace Car Factory along bottom. Framed.

Subject: House_Tour; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1989 Poster

Six posters for 1989 16th annual House Tour, October 7&8, 1989. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Black and white with drawing of Pullman Palace Car Factory along bottom.

Subject: House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1993 Poster

Poster for 20th annual house tour October 9 & 10, 1993. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Black and white composite drawing showing the clocktower, Greenstone Church and Pullman houses.

Subject: House_Tour; Format: Artwork

House Tour 1994

Poster for 21st annual house tour October 8&9, 1994. Co-sponsored by the Pullman Civic Organization and the Historic Pullman Foundation. Black on tan paper drawing of town with 19th c. woman with globe on left.

Subject: House_Tour; Format: Artwork

House Tour 2008 Poster

Poster for House Tour October 11 and 12, 2008.

Subject: House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Artwork

House Tour 2009 Poster

From 36th annual House Tour October 10th and 11th.

Subject: House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Artwork

House Tour 2013 Poster and Brochure

From the 40th Annual House Tour October 12th and 13th.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Artwork

HPGC Victorian Tea Souvenir Tile

Tile made especially for Tea guests as a souvenir by local artist Lorraine Brochu.

Subject: Events_-_Other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Garden_Club; Pullman_People; Format: Artwork

HPGC Victorian Tea Souvenir Tile

Tile made especially for Tea guests as a souvenir by local artist Lorraine Brochu.

Subject: Events_-_Other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Garden_Club; Pullman_People; Format: Artwork

Iron Bolt

Iron bolt found northwest of north wing of the Administration Building. Unearthed during trenching of primary phone service.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Format: Artwork

Knocks Pullman Company

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Lincoln - Bier For Lincoln's Casket

Undated

Subject: ; Format: Artwork

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

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

Subject: ; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Memorial Day Massacre

Framed poster "United Steel Workers Remembering The Memorial Day Massacre 70th anniversary, May 27, 2007".

Subject: SCH_Labor,_Memorial_Day_Massacre; Labor_History,_other; Format: Artwork

Naturalization Papers

February 24, 1892

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Artwork

Not on This Railroad

Subject: Advertising; Format: Artwork

Portrait of Betsy Baird

Oil painting done by William Kirschner, longtime Pullman resident. Antique wooden frame.

Subject: Pullman_People; Pullman_(General); Format: Artwork

Portrait of Eugene V. Debs

Oil painting done from a photograph, by William Kirschner, longtime Pullman resident. Antique wooden frame

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Labor_History; Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

Portrait of Florence Pullman

Oil painting done from a photograph by William Kirschner, longtime Pullman resident. Antique wooden frame.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Historic_Reference; Format: Artwork

Postcard: Pullman Car Works

Black and white postcard of long view of people walking in street and on sidewalks across RR tracks. Pullman factory seen in distance

Subject: Pullman_Workers; Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. September/October 1998. (formerly Historic Preservation)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the Natrional Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. November/December 1996. (2 copies) (Formerly Historic Preservation)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. March/April 1999. (formerly Historic Preservation)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. March/April 2000

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.January/February 1997.

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. July/August 1999. (formerly Historic Preservation.

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. November/December 1999(formerly Historic Preservation)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

the magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.January/February 2000.

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. (formerly Historic Preservation) September/October 1996. (2 copies)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.March/April 1997.(formerly Historic Preservation).

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. November/December 1998 (formerly Historic Preservation)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Preservation

The magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.May/June 1997.(formerly Historic Preservation)

Subject: Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Artwork

Pullman Athletics Girls' Soccer Team

1910

Subject: Sports; Format: Artwork

Pullman Athletics Recreation Island Grandstand

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Pullman Bank Letterhead

Dated July 3, 1918

Subject: Pullman_Town; Pullman_Bank; Format: Artwork

Pullman Brick

Clay brick used in building of Pullman houses. Known as "Chicago Common" but incised with Pullman name. Found when excavating foundation of house at 11304 Forrestville Avenue.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Pullman Building -- Postcard (Obverse)

Subject: Pullman_Building; Format: Artwork

Pullman Building -- Postcard (Reverse)

Subject: Pullman_Building; Format: Artwork

Pullman Coin Bank

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Pullman Company Patents

Listing of patents available through South Suburban Geneaological & Historical Society in June of 2004

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Artwork

Pullman Factory

Subject: Factory_Site; Format: Artwork

Pullman Factory Workers Walking on Champlain Ave.

Subject: Pullman_Workers; Pullman_Views; Format: Artwork

Pullman Fire House

Framed needlepoint of Pullman firehouse.

Subject: Pullman_Fire_House; Format: Artwork

Pullman Hospital Association Letterhead

Dated July 12, 1915

Subject: Pullman_Hospital; Format: Artwork

Pullman Improvement Association Letterhead

Dated July 25, 1915

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Pullman Journal

Newsletter of the Historic Pullman Foundation, Fall 1979.

Subject: Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Artwork

Pullman Mansion On Prairie Avenue

Subject: Pullman_Mansion; Format: Artwork

Pullman Plate #4

Pullman commemorative plate issues by Historic Pullman Foundation. Image of man and woman seated at a table dining. 6/150. No markings, maker information, or date.

Subject: Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Artwork

Pullman Plates

Plates created in a series by the Historic Pullman Foundation; numbered, on an annual basis, using Pullman images. Only plate #1 is missing from the PSHS collection. Plate #13 has a duplicate.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Artwork

Pullman Plates

Plates created in a series by the Historic Pullman Foundation; numbered, on an annual basis, using Pullman images. Only plate #1 is missing from the PSHS collection.

Subject: ; Pullman_(General); Format: Artwork

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 Shoe Advertisement

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Advertising; Format: Artwork

Pullman School

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Pullman Shingle

Metal roofing shingle found on property at 619 E. 111th St. Green paint still visible.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Artwork

Pullman Standard Boxcar Lot 5629

Builder’s photos of boxcar 5629, logo G.N. 52765, dated August 19, 1940. Stamped on reverse, “Built by Pullman-Standard Car Mfg. Company Chicago.”

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Manufacturing_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Artwork

Pullman Standard Boxcar Lot 5631

Builder’s photos of boxcar 5631, logo Soo Line 42800, dated August 31, 1940. Stamped on reverse, “Built by Pullman-Standard Car Mfg. Company Chicago.”

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Manufacturing_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Artwork

Pullman Standard Gondola Car Lot 5930

Builder's photo of gondola car 5930, logo NC&St.L 44275, dated April 11, 1949. Stamped on reverse "Built by Pullman-Standard Car Mfg. Company Chicago."

Subject: Pullman-Standard_Car_Manufacturing_Company; Format: Artwork

Pullman Standard Hammond Plant WWII Production

One of 106 images in bound album titled "105mm Howitzer & 3" gun". Photo #632.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Manufacturing_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Artwork

Pullman Standard Hopper Car Lot 5607

Builder's photos of boxcar 5607, logo IC 71675, dated February 2, 1940. Stamped on reverse "Built by Pullman-Standard Car Mfg. Company Chicago." Additional images available for viewing in the Bertha Ludlam Library at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Standard_Car_Manufacturing_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Artwork

Pullman Train Ticket

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Artwork

Rink, Dr. Arthur Gilbert

Oil painting of Dr. Rink showing him as a docter in the United States Navy (1948-1951). In 1952 Dr. Rink started a private practice in Roseland on Kensington Avenue. He retired in 1977 to Ventura, CA. and passed away Dec. 9, 2002.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Artwork

Saltaire Book - Salt & Silver A Story of Hope

Softcover, 178-page book regarding the history of the Saltaire mill with photographs.

Subject: Reference; Format: Artwork

Schoolchildren Group Portrait

Black and white photograph of Roseland school chldren at 103rd Street and Michigan Avenue.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Artwork

St. Anthony Holy Name Society

Two ribbon badges of St. Anthony of Padua Italian Catholic Church Holy Name Society founded in 1925. Church located at Indiana and Kensington Avenues.

Subject: ; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Format: Artwork

Stables Print

Print of a drawing of the Stables Building.

Subject: Pullman_Stables; Format: Artwork

Sunnyside, Crown Point

The Times reprints of articles about historical designation for Sunnyside residential district in Crown Point, Indiana. Titles: C.P.'s Sunnyside crowned historic St. Mary's wants out of C.P. historic district Historic distric shrinks plus photgraphs and a 4 page Marktown article.

Subject: Regional; Format: Artwork

The Handbook for Museums

Basic information for working in the museum world, i.e. management, security, conservation, education. Author: Gary Edson, David Dean Publisher: Routledge. 1994. ISBN 0-415-09953-6

Subject: Reference; Format: Artwork

The Pullman Band, Drum Major

Subject: Pullman_Band; Format: Artwork

The Rev. W. H. Heard

Subject: Pullman_Porters; Format: Artwork

Tracing of Heat & Grille Arrft in BC & BL Bedroom

Original tracing by George Eck. Undated

Subject: Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Artwork

Train - New York Central Menu

[November, 1948]

Subject: ; Format: Artwork

Train Station

Subject: Pullman_Train_Station; Format: Artwork

Train Station

Color print issued by Pullman Bank showing the Illinois Central train station located at what is now 111th and Cottage Grove.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Station; Format: Artwork

Trains - Rutland Reminiscences

Pullman references in magazine article in National Railway Bulletin, Vol.69, No.1.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Artwork

U.S. Fuel Administration Poster - No. 2

"Order Coal Now" lithograph print poster. Published by Edwards & Deutsch Litho., Chicago; 1917.

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

Vacuum Cleaner Arrgt.

Original tracing of the vacuum cleaner arrgt. dated October 25, 1948.

Subject: Reference; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Artwork

Wartime Army Receipt For Transit

July 2, 1945

Subject: World_War_II; Format: Artwork

You Are the Jury

Subject: Advertising; Format: Artwork

You Get More Than Your Money`s Worth

Subject: Advertising; Format: Artwork

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