THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

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Carpet remnant

Carpet remnant from Pullman train car, Rust/Fern patterned loop. Two pieces; same width.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Textiles

Carpet, rust fern pattern

Carpet remnant from Pullman train car; rust color, fern pattern, loop.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Textiles

Dressing Gown, Mens

Mid Century Purple and gold dressing gown and belt

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

Fenger High School Gym Pocket

From Marlene Boersma's gym uniform, 1951 Fenger High School

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Textiles

Gompers School Graduation Ribbon

Commemorative ribbon from Class of 1962. Blue and Yellow.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Textiles

Lace Curtains

A pair of sheer curtains with lace insets, purported to be original to the Hotel Florence and used on the 1st floor. Late 19th century.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Format: Textiles

Morning Suit

Three Peice morning suit with grey/black striped pants(A), Grey double breasted vest(B) and tail coat(C) About a 40 Regular

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

Pullman Blanket

Wool blanket with "Pullman" woven into the pattern; faded pink and tan colors; blanket side handstitched together.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Blanket

Blanket used on Pullman train cars, showing Pullman logo with #20 under logo. Tan and Pink color with houndstooth pattern.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Dining Car Tablecloths

Three white damask tablecloths used in Pullman dining cars. "Pullman" woven in corners.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Hand Towel

Pullman hand towel, white woven cotton with blue stripe. "Property of Pullman Company 1937" woven in stripe.

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Textiles

Pullman hand towel

White woven towel with "Property of Pullman Company 1935" woven into blue stripe.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Format: Textiles

Pullman Hand Towel

White woven cotton with blue stripe. Woven in stripe "Property of Pullman Company, 1935".

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Hand Towel

White woven towel - blue runner with "Property of Pullman Company" woven in white in center of blue runner.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Historic District T-Shirt

Cotton t-shirt with Pullman Historic District logo (train car) on front in red and green ink. Size L.

Subject: Advertising; Format: Textiles

Pullman House Tour (35th) T-Shirt

House Tour T-shirt from 2008, black cotton with white printed design, size Large.

Subject: Advertising; Format: Textiles

Pullman House Tour (37th) T-Shirt

House Tour T-shirt from 2010, Brown with white print, size large.

Subject: Advertising; Format: Textiles

Pullman House Tour (39th) T-Shirt

House Tour T-shirt from 2010, black cotton with white print design, size Large

Subject: Advertising; Format: Textiles

Pullman Sheets

Pair of sheets with Pullman logo stamped on them, from Pullman train car sleeper. Undated.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Towel

Pullman dish/hand towel. White woven cotton with blue stripe down the middle with print in white "Pullman 1920".

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Textiles

Pullman Towel

White woven cloth towel with blue stripe, "Property of The Pullman Company" woven in.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Towel

White woven cloth towel with blue stripe, "Property of The Pullman Company" woven in.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Pullman Tower

Pullman hand/dish towel, white woven cotton with blue stripe and white print "Property of the Pullman Company".

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Textiles

Runsten, Glenn Harold Coast Guard Cap

World War II era U.S. Navy cap belonging to Roseland resident, Glenn H. Runsten, with original storage box. Box is marked "Keep this box for stowing cap in bag or locker". Runsten's name is stenciled on the side. Also marked on box, "CAP, B.C." Contractor Philadelphia Uniform Co. Contract No. 140S-99-192.

Subject: ; Roseland_Community; World_War_II; Format: Textiles

Silk Embroidery in Antique Frame

Black shadowbox frame with silk embroidery and carved wooden frame under glass.

Subject: ; General/Misc.; Format: Textiles

Toast to the Florence T-shirt

T-shirt given as part of the closing of the Hotel Florence in 2000 for restoration work by the State of Illinois. Party given by the Historic Pullman Foundation.

Subject: Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Textiles

Upholstery Material - Pullman Palace Car

Fragment of Pullman Palace Car upholstery material, 25" x 24". Greens and browns in color.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Textiles

Valance and Ties

Woven fabric drapery valance with matching ties with tassels. Originally from Hotel Florence 3rd floor. 19th century fabric.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Format: Textiles

Wedding Dress of Florence Abby Runnells

Wedding dress worn by Florence Abby Runnells in 1886 at her marriage to Edward Francis Bryant, President of the Pullman Bank. Florence was a cousin to John Runnells, President of the Pullman Company after Robert Todd Lincoln. leather gloves and several pieces of antique lace included.

Subject: Pullman_People; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Bank; Pullman_(General); Format: Textiles

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