THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Format Other Ephemera

Arcade Business Nameplate

Tag from L. E. Newton, Tailor and Furnisher, Arcade, Pullman, Ill. Manufacturer noted on left side "Engle Spring Gun Co., Hazelton, PA". Noted on right side "Combined Suit Supporter, Pat. April 24, 1888". Silver metal, painted red on one side with black print. The tag was most likely a business or calling card.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Arcade_Building; Format: Other Ephemera

Award ribbon

Third-place ribbon awarded to Thomas Harris of the West Pullman C of C, for Men's Team Senior Division Basketball, 1934-35.

Subject: Regional; Format: Other Ephemera

Birthday card

Small die-cut birthday card with multiple papers, ribbon trim, and illustrations of pink roses on front and interior. Unsigned.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Chicago Transit Authority Student Identification Card

For Marlene Boersma, first semester 1950-1951 school year.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Come to Chicago!

Stamp/sticker advertising Spring Market Week in Chicago Feb. 5th to Feb. 10th, at the Stevens Hotel. The Stevens Hotel opened in 1927 and was, at the time, the largest hotel in the world. It later became the Conrad Hilton and then the Chicago Hilter.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Other Ephemera

Elim Lutheran Church Coin Bank

Coin bank with label on one side "A Penny Per Meal Offering, Missions and Charities, Elim Lutheran Church, Chicago, Ill." and showing owner as Mrs. J. Moline. Opposite side of the label shows full text for a "Prayer after Meals".

Subject: ; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Eskell Photo Shoot at the Hotel Florence

Photo shoot at the Hotel Florence for the Spring 2009 collection of the Chicago based designer Eskell.

Subject: ; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Other Ephemera

Fenger High School Pennant

Green and red Fenger pennant, 25th year, 1953-1978.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Fenger High School Reunion Program

Programs for 40th Fenger reunion, January 1940.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Gerett Allcoin Calendar Bank

Pullman Trust & Savings Bank Calendar Bank. Color image of a Gerett Allcoin Calendar Bank advertising the Pullman Trust & Savings Bank.

Subject: ; Pullman_Bank; Format: Other Ephemera

Gift Card

"A Gift from All of Us", gift card with illustration of carnations and forget-me-nots. Unsigned; with original envelope.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Girl's Athletic Association Membership Cards

Two membership cards in the name of Marlene Boersma, for 1950 and 1951. GGA was a Fenger High School association.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Glass Fragment

Glass fragment with inscription SB&C; appears tobe bottom of glass bottle found in trench at Pullman Administration Building.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Other Ephemera

Goda's Art Shop

Envelope used for photographic prints. Goda's was located at 5342 North Clark Street, Chicago. Date unknown.

Subject: ; Reference; Format: Other Ephemera

Graduation announcement

Official announcement of Fenger High School commencement of 1935, with envelope and interleaf. Embossed with crest on front of ivory stock, embossed text.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Graduation card

Highly decorative graduation card with multiple layers of papers, ribbon trim and illustrations of books, globe and apple blossoms. Interior message signed "To our Dear Bernice, June 13-35, Mother and Father". With original envelope.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Graduation card

Die-cut greeting card in the shape of a book, "Volumes of Good Wishes, Dedicated to a Graduate". Interior verse, signed "J. Russel Brown". Envelope addressed and postmarked June 11, 1935.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Graduation card

Printed graduation card with silk tassel embellishment, book-and-candle illustration, and green border detail. Inside: verse and signature "Virginia and Edythe Gaubrer, 1935"

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Graduation card

Graduation card with pink floral design and small pink silk bow detail. Inside verse and inscription: "Alice Plaryk". Envelope postmarked June 12, 1935.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Graduation card

Die-cut graduation card with pink, blue and silver floral illustration on front and inside; verse and signature "Tom".

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Greenstone Church License Plate Cover

White plastic cover for car license plate promoting the Greenstone Church and Pullman Historic District. Undated.

Subject: Greenstone_Church; Format: Other Ephemera

Greeting card

Greeting card "To Someone Special", illustrated with lilacs, with envelope. Unsigned.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Hatton Furniture Company

Sales receipt dated Februrary 17, 1953. Store located at 11232-38 S. Michican Avenue in Roseland.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Hobo Gathering

Handout for Hobo Gathering, July 13 and 14, 2002.

Subject: Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Other Ephemera

Hobo Walking Stick

Signed walking stick donated by Hobo group that camped and performed in Pullman in 2000.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Pullman_Town; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Other Ephemera

Hofstra's Bakery

Sales receipt dated December 8, 1970 from bakery located at 10632-4 Wentworth Avenue, Chicago (Roseland).

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Hotel Florence Poker Chips

Two poker chips, one red and one yellow, with HF imprint.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Other Ephemera

Jennie Curtis Strike Centennial Dance

Five raffle tickets from dance sponsored by Pullman Civic Organization, Saturday, July 23, unknown year.

Subject: Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Other Ephemera

Lero Liquors

Plastic cigarette pack holder from Lero Liquors, 449 East 111th Street, Chicago (Roseland).

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Market Hall Tavern

Aluminum token stamped on one side "Market Hall Tavern, 630 E. 112th St." and on the other side "Good for 10c In Trade".

Subject: ; Market_Hall; Format: Other Ephemera

Parking claim check

Claim check for a parking space, Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, No. 152.

Subject: Regional; Format: Other Ephemera

Pesavento's Restaurant

Matchbook from Roy Pesavento's Restaurant in Roseland. Address is shown incorrectly as 11500 E. Front Street; the correct address was 11500 S. Front Street. Pesavento's closed in the mid-late 1970s.

Subject: Kensington; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Bank Keychain

Subject: Pullman_Bank; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Conductor and Train

Resin figure of gnome-like Pullman conduction standing alongside a Pullman train car.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Family Gallery

Article and copies of images shown during a photographic exhibit of the Pullman family at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Pullman_Family; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Lanyard

Blue lanyard with Pullman printed in white

Subject: Advertising; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Motor Stables

Key ring from Pullman Motor Stables, 112th and Cottage Grove Ave., c1950s-60s.

Subject: ; Pullman_Stables; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman scrapbook

Scrapbook of various community articles and ephemera, dated from early 1970's. Contains newspaper clippings, and photographs of Pullman activities. 10 pages.

Subject: ; Pullman_People; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Sign

Metal sign with Pullman logo and holes on each corner for mounting. Probably done by Historic Pullman Foundation.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Tech Class of '38 - 60th Reunion Materials and Information

Pullman Class of '38 - 60th reunion planning paperwork and photographs.

Subject: Organizations_--_Other; Pullman_Schools; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Tech Reunion Bottles

Two bottles of souvenir beer from Pullman Tech Junior Class - 1950 25 Year Silver Reunion. Saturday, October 11, 1975. Unopened.

Subject: Pullman_Schools; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Tech Ribbon

Three ribbons from 2008 Pullman Tech Class Reunion. Blue with gold lettering.

Subject: Pullman_Schools; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Town

First Planned Community Of Pullman Commemorative Sign

Subject: Pullman_(General); Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Train Tickets

Collection of 24 cancelled train tickets from The Pullman Company, circa 1941-1943. Various locations

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Trust and Saving Bank

Cardboard coin saving bank with slots for 30 dimes.

Subject: ; Pullman_Bank; Format: Other Ephemera

Pullman Trust and Saving Bank

Savings Department passbook (canceled) No. 85426, cardboard with cardboard envelope.

Subject: ; Pullman_Bank; Format: Other Ephemera

Receipt

Work order/receipt from a tailor's shop, Henry C. Lytton & Sons, handwritten addresses on reverse.

Subject: Regional; Format: Other Ephemera

Receipt, IN Dunes State Park

Receipt for camping space, Indiana Dunes State Park, IN Dept of Conservation, dated July 7 (year unknown).

Subject: Regional; Format: Other Ephemera

Roseland Mutual Aid Society

Contribution exemption announcement No. 15762, January 2, 1948.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Roseland Rambler Sales, Inc.

Sales receipt dated March 15, 1963 for sale of 1960 Chevrolet to Menno Boersma, Roseland.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Roseland, Leslie's Millinery of Distinction

Receipt for purchase, Leslie's Millinery, dated 6.26.1935

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Scattered Site Housing Program for Pullman

Nine-page report by Pullman Initiatives of Pullman Bank relating to including eight Pullman residences into the CHA's Scattered Site Housing Program. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Plans/_Reports/_Studys; Format: Other Ephemera

Thank you note

"Your thoughtfulness will always be appreciated. Thanks a lot." Cover illustration of wild roses. Unsigned; with original envelope.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; Format: Other Ephemera

Volunteer Award Presented to Vivian Cary

Plaque awarded to Vivian Cary for outstanding service to the Historic Pullman Foundation. Dated 2006.

Subject: Pullman_People; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Other Ephemera

Volunteer Award Presented to Vivian Cary

Plaque awarded to Vivian Cary in recognition of outstanding volunteer service to the Historic Pullman Foundation in 2001.

Subject: Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_People; Format: Other Ephemera

W. Pullman Works Employees Credit Union Notebook

Circa 1970s, plastic notepaper notebooks from the West Pullman Works Employes Credit Union, 1015 West 120th St.(note employees is misspelled inside each notebook).

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Regional; Format: Other Ephemera

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