THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

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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

Ask landmark status for South Pullman

Newspaper clipping announces the unanimous recommendation by Chicago Landmarks Council for landmark designation.

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

Buildings Reflect Period

Newspaper clipping, The Star, Sunday March 5, 1972; describes Pullman architecture.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Architecture; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

City Gives Pullman Landmark Status

2-page article from the "Calumet Index" October 18, 1972. Describes passage of Chicago ordinance naming Pullman a landmark district.

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

Community Improvement Committee Report

Typed original report. Subject: Pullman and the Lincoln Family.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Community Improvement Committee Report, December 1985

Report of the Pullman Civic Organization Community Improvement Committee, by Mario Avignone. Topic: Christmas of 1968. 3 pages, typed original.

Subject: ; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Council adopts resolution by Adduci declaring Pullman be designated a city landmark

Newspaper article describing the landmarks resolution, and a brief history of Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Daughter-in-Law of Lincoln dies in capital at 90

Newspaper article describing the life of Mary Harlan Lincoln.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Memorials; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Down an Indian Trail in 1849, The Story of Roseland

The 57 chapters of this History of Roseland were taken from the 1949 Centennial Issue of The Calumet Index. Written by Marie Koopman Rowlands, daughter of Henry Ralph Koopman II, the first Roseland photographer. Hardcover with photographs, maps, illustrations and index. Includes chapters on Pullman town.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Federal Funds To Help Complete Restoration

Article from the Calumet Index, March 3, 1971 describing restoration efforts in Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; General/Misc.; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Labor_History,_other; Market_Hall; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Fenger first team starts against Pullman

Article from unknown newspaper, describes lineup for upcoming football game, Thanksgiving 1940.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Schools; Sports; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

File: Roseland Moose Lodge No. 1062

File of news clippings and other information about Roseland Moose Lodge No. 1062. Includes first issue of Roseland Moose News, Jan 1951. Also includes meeting notes, entertainment programs and photographs.

Subject: Organizations_--_Other; Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Foreign Books Show Shifts

Article describing the demographic shift shown by the languages of books borrowed from the Pullman branch library, which at the time had more languages represented than any other branch in the Chicago Public Library system.

Subject: Arcade_Library; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Gleaners Dance program

Printed announcement/program advertising Annual Easter Prize Dance, given by the Gleaners on April 16, 1938. Includes advertisements of local business sponsors.

Subject: ; Advertising; Historic_Reference; Kensington; Organizations_--_Other; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Hold Hearings on Pullman Landmark Status

Photo with caption, published in the South End Reporter, 1972. Shows residents in attendance a the Greenstone Church.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; Greenstone_Church; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Hotel Florence room key

Brass key to Room #14, with red plastic fob imprinted "Hotel Florence, 11111 Forrestville Ave., Chicago, Ill." and "Drop in any mailbox, we guarantee postage."

Subject: Chicago_History; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Household Accessory

Hotel Florence, a National Landmark

Two articles from The Times, November 11, 1979, describing the Hotel FLorence.

Subject: Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_History; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Illinois Historic Landmarks in the National Register of Historic Places

Reprinted article describing IL historic landmarks. Includes captioned photos of nine sites.

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

Illinois Historic Landmarks in the National Register of Historic Places

Reprinted article describing IL historic landmarks. Describes the designation process.

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

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of articles written for the Pullman Flyer from 2005-2007, including anecdotal history of events and people in Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Genealogy; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_-_Post_1975; Pullman_Abroad; Pullman_Bank; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Family; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_People; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Typed original. History of Admiral Byrd's Snow Cruiser.

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

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of essays and anecdotes related to social history of Pullman, Kensington and Roseland, written by Mario Avignone for publication in the Pullman Flyer and occasionally elsewhere. Typically typed and draft copies.

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

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of articles written for publication in the Pullman Flyer, dates unknown. Topics include Sherwin Williams, biography of Geo. Pullman, Florence Pullman Lowden, John Hopkins, John Macis, Mario Avignone, Frank Lowden, Catholic Action Committee, Lincoln funeral car, John Franczyk, winter of 1892, Pioneer fir of 1962, Matt Valente, etc.

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

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Collected series of essays and anecdotes relating to social history of Pullman, Kensington and Roseland, written by Mario Avignone for publication in the Pullman Flyer and occasionally elsewhere. Mainly typed and draft copies, from 1996-1999.

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

Interesting Things About Pullman Past and Present

Series of articles written for the Pullman Flyer, dated January to December 1994. Includes draft and print copies, on topics including snow storm of 1967, Bill Scudella, Admiral Byrd's snow cruiser, Lake Calumet wetlands, Democratic National Convention of 1996, etc.

Subject: The_Snow_Cruiser; Pullman_People; Lake_Calumet; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Interesting Things About Pullman, Past and Present

Collection of essays. Topics include columns from Pullman Flyer, Roseland American Legion Post 49er, Daily Southtown and Roseland Pullman Sports Hall of Fame. 22 pages, plus 4 copies of cover page.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Kensington; Memorials; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Sports; War_Memorial; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Interesting Things... 2000-2003

Series of essays and anecdotes relating to the social history of Pullman, for publication in the Pullman Flyer. Typed original and draft copies, some with photos and banner layout.

Subject: World_War_II; World_War_I; War_Memorial; Victorian_Era_-_general; The_Snow_Cruiser; Regional; Reference; Pullman_Water_Tower; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Town; Pullman_People; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Family; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_-_Post_1975; Pullman_(General); Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Memorials; Lake_Calumet; Labor_History,_other; Illinois_History; Hotel_Florence_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Factory_Site; Chicago_History; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Architecture; Arcade_Building; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Introducing the town of Pullman coverlet

Order form for a coverlet produced by the Historic Pullman Foundation as a fund-raiser, depicting landmark buildings.

Subject: Advertising; Architecture; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Iron nail

Hand-forged construction nail found in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Architecture; Historic_Reference; Format: Building Component

List

Hand-written list, on notebook paper (year unknown). Thirteen names.

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

Man Who Wrote Poem for Drink is Dead in Dump

Describes life and death of Pullman resident Mike Braggazi.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Mary "Mame" Standley Celebrates 100th Birthday

Biography of one of Pullman's oldest residents; typed original.

Subject: ; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Meet Thursday on Pullman as City Landmark

Article from the Sunday, July 30, 1972 South End Reporter. Describes plans to discuss Pullman's city landmark designation. Sidebar entitled "Why Pullman decided to build city here" describes early history of Pullman.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Town; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Memorial parkway to be dedicated Sunday afternoon

Newspaper article describes dedication of War Memorial monument and trees at Pullman School.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; War_Memorial; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Memorial Parkway Will Be Dedicated To Pullman Heroes

Article from March 29,1950 South End Reporter describing the War Memorial installation at the Geo. Pullman School.

Subject: Chicago_History; Memorials; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_Schools; War_Memorial; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Mrs, George M. Pullman Gives Dance for Her Four Grandchildren

Article from the Chicago Examiner describing dance given 30 December 1913 at the Pullman Mansion. Describes guests, food, entertainment and fashions. Accompanying photo of Mrs. Pullman and grandchildren by the International News Service.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Pullman_Mansion; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Mrs. Lowden's Estate Valued About $500,000

Article published in Chicago Tribune estimating Florence Pullman Lowden's worth at the time of her death.

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

News for the Pullman Flyer, August 1976 Issue, Pullman Beautiful Committee

Typed original on onionskin paper. Topic: recent Pullman tourism.

Subject: ; General/Misc.; House_Tour; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

News for the Pullman Flyer, November 1976 Issue, Pullman Beautiful, by Mario Avignone

Copy of typed original, with notations. Topic: Pullman athletics.

Subject: Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Sports; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

News for the Pullman Flyer, Pullman Beautiful (Historic and Nice Things About Our Pullman)

Typed original. Topic: Christmas of 1880.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Olde Pullman may soon become landmark

Newspaper article describing upcoming hearing on landmark designation.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Our Community

Color booklet commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Pullman Trust and Savings Bank, Vol.1, No. 3, Spring 1958.

Subject: Catalogs/Reprints; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_Bank; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Overflow Crowd Attends Pullman Landmark Hearing

Article published in the Calumet Index describes Chicago Landmarks Commission hearing held to acquire landmark status for Pullman.

Subject: ; Pullman_Landmark; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Personal note from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Hand-written personal note from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, granddaughter of Geo. Pullman, regarding death of her sister, Harriet Madlener. Includes photocopy of obituary.

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

Photo album

Photo album with brown pleather cover, gold foil border. Includes 71 images of Old Pullman Day activities, August 23, 1970.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Photo album

Red with gold border, labeled "Pullman" with address label. 3-ring binder type photo album with 32 pages of photographs, and 21 additional unmounted images. Historical images are reproductions or photocopies; some images are mid-20th century.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Poker chips, Hotel Florence

Two (2) plastic poker chips, one red and one yellow, imprinted with Hotel Florence logo.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Recreational Artifact

Polar Philately: Byrd Antarctic Ventures

Describes issue of commemorative postal stamp and Admiral Byrd's four Antarctic expeditions.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; The_Snow_Cruiser; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman

Subtitled "An Experiment in Industrial Order and Community Planning 1880-1930". 263 pages. Includes illustrations and index.

Subject: Pullman_Rail_Travel; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman and his 'perfect' town

Newspaper article describing George M. Pullman's social experiment with the town of Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Lake_Calumet; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Workers; The_Stables; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Area Near Landmark Status

Newspaper article clipped from Chicago Tribune, written by Stan Ziembe, January 1, 1970.

Subject: ; Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; General/Misc.; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Company; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful

Copy of typed original. Topic: Greenstone Church.

Subject: ; Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Greenstone_Church; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed and hand-notated original article; topic is John Erstman and the origins of the Beman Committee of the PUllman Civic Organization.

Subject: ; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed and hand-notated original article; topic is history of American Legion Roseland Post 49.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Military_-_other; Organizations_--_Other; War_Memorial; World_War_I; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is anniversaries of both George Pullman's birth and the reactivation of the Pullman Civic Organization.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is Labor Day and the Pullman Strike of 1894.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. A letter from William T. Scudella (continued).

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

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; A letter from William Scudella, continued.

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

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: commemorative postage stamp.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Copy of typed original; describes origins of the Pullman Civic Organization.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Subject is Barrett's landscaping in Pullman.

Subject: ; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Chicago_History; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; subject is original bylaws of the PCO.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Sub-heading: Roseland Calumet Index is Dead.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Regional; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: A letter from William F. Scudella, continued.

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

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: A letter from William F. Scudella, continued (Part ? of a 4-part series).

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

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Article for publication in the Pullman Flyer, December 1982. 2 pages, typed original. Topic is Christmas of 1968 in Pullman.

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

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is the summer of 1900.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: the discovery of the 1896 Prague plaque.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Memorials; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Abroad; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: the Dr. John McLean house.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Hospital; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Workers; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original; topic is Christmas of 1960.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: Robert Todd Lincoln.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original, 2 pages. Written for May 1980 publication; topic is the origins of the modern Pullman preservation movement.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Hand-notated copy of typed original, includes note from PCO Community Improvement Committee; topic is Christmas of 1944. 4 copies total.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful (Nice Things About Pullman Past and Present)

Typed original. Topic: A letter from William F. Scudella, continued (Part 1 of a 4-part series).

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

Pullman Beautiful Committee, December 1975 Issue, Mario Avignone, Chairman.

Typed original on onionskin paper. Topic: Christmas of 1941.

Subject: ; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Beautiful, News for the Pullman Flyer, October 1976 Issue

Copy of typed original. Topic: anecdotes gleaned from Pullman tours.

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

Pullman Civic Organization scrapbook

Scrapbook containing memorabilia pertaining to the Pullman Civic Organization, emphasis on the Military Committee. 50-75 pages approx. Green cover with label.

Subject: ; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Community Improvement Committee Report

Typed original committee report submitted January 1986. Topic: Robert Todd Lincoln in Pullman.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman coverlet order form

Reverse of order form for coverlet produced by Historic Pullman Foundation as a fund-raiser.

Subject: Advertising; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Free School to pay founder honor

Article from the Sunday Chicago Tribune describing celebration to honor 115th anniversary of Geo. Pullman's birth. Attended by Florence Lowden Miller and Mrs. Albert F. Madlener, Jr., both granddaughters of Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Family; Pullman_Schools; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

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 History

Newspaper clipping c. 1972, publication unknown. Describes upcoming meeting to determine Landmarks status of Pullman; describes briefly the history of the PCO.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman opening doors to history - and to you

Newspaper article published October 10, 1974 in the Chicago Tribune. Describes the first Pullman House Tour.

Subject: Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Profiles: A Voice for Hellenism

Copy of original; an interview with John Beltchios. Notation on reverse by Mario Avignone.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman quiz

Reverse/answer page for ten questions about Pullman, on blue paper.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman quiz

Ten questions about Pullman on blue paper.

Subject: Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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 Senior Citizens Group photo album

Blue, three-ring binder of photographs and clippings documenting members and activities of the Pullman Senior Citizens Group. Individuals in each photo have been identified by name; binder includes alphabetical listing of members with updates, early 1970s to mid-1980s. 43 pages total.

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

Pullman Senior Citizens Group photo album

Blue, three-ring binder of photographs and clippings documenting members and activities of the Pullman Senior Citizens Group. Individuals in each photo have been identified by name; binder includes alphabetical listing of members with updates, early 1970s to mid-1980s. 43 pages total.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Senior Citizens Group photo album

Blue, three-ring binder of photographs and clippings documenting members and activities of the Pullman Senior Citizens Group. Individuals in each photo have been identified by name; binder includes alphabetical listing of members with updates, early 1970s to mid-1980s. 43 pages total.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman Senior Citizens Group photo file

File folder of photographs of members and activities of the Pullman Senior Citizens Group. Includes vintage photos and copies of photos of members in their early years. Individuals and activities are identified.

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

Pullman strike leads to community change

Describes briefly the history of Pullman and efforts to obtain landmarks status.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman the Beautiful

Article for publication in 1987; typed original with handwritten notes. Mame Stanley's recollections of Pullman's early days.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Pullman_(General); Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman the Beautiful

Article, typed and notated original, for publication in March 1987. Biography of George Pullman.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Village and Beverly Hills-Morgan Park

B/W copy of article from "Guide to Chicago Neighborhoods", 1981. Includes map and photos, descriptions of principal buildings, handwritten notes. 8 pages.

Subject: Architecture; Catalogs/Reprints; Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman War Memorial, file of documents

File of documents relating to the placing of a monument to 14 servicemen from Pullman who died in World War II. File includes handwritten chronology of the process from April 1949 to May 1950; the monument was dedicated on May 21, 1950. Also included is correspondence with vendors, work orders, invoices, etc. and short biographies of the servicemen honored. Documents are originals and photocopies.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Memorials; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; War_Memorial; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman's friends speak up for town

Newspaper article describes hearing by the Chicago Landmarks Commission to grant status to Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman, 2 Buildings Made Landmarks

Newspaper article describes naming of Pullman as national historic site by U.S. Secretary of Interior.

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

Quarterbacks

Photo with caption describing "tie battle" between Fenger and Pullman Tech, resulting in Fenger meeting Mt. Carmel for the city title and students watching the game in a tree.

Subject: Pullman_Schools; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Recommend Pullman Landmark Status

Newspaper article from the August 13, 1972 South End Reporter; describes recommendation by Chicago Landmarks Commission to City Council.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Remembering Christmas 25 Years Ago - 1971

Carbon copy of typed original. Describes PCO activities and lists some attendees of Christmas party, for unknown publication.

Subject: Chicago_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Roseland Man Celebrates 25th... Of 101st Div.'s Liberation of ...

Second page of article by same title, including Photograph of Harry Miller with caption.

Subject: World_War_II; War_Memorial; Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Military_-_other; Memorials; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Roseland Man Celebrates Anniversary of 101st Airborne's Liberation of Netherlands

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Military_-_other; Memorials; Illinois_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Chicago_History; War_Memorial; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Scrapbook

Red three-ring binder consisting of photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles,etc. about Pullman and items relating to Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Reference; Regional; Roseland_Community; Format: Photographic Materials

Sherwin-Williams marks 110th year

Newspaper article describing two-day festival showcasing local talent, to celebrate centennial of Sherwin-Williams.

Subject: Sherwin-Williams_Paint_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

South Pullman CompanyTown Eyed as Landmark

Newspaper article from Chicago Tribune, 1972, relating to city landmark status. Describes other neighborhoods under consideration.

Subject: Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Labor_History,_other; Plans/_Reports/_Studys; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Spiral scrapbook

Spiral-bound scrapbook with newspaper clippings and articles about Pullman; 20 pages. Orange/green/yellow cover.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Other

State Recognition of Pullman

Article published June 25, 1969 in the South End Reporter,

Subject: Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Steps Being Taken to Preserve Pullman Area

Article describes the formation of the Beman Committee to acquire Landmarks status for Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Illinois_History; Market_Hall; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_People; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Student Body at Tech Pays Honor to School Team

Newspaper article, unknown date. Describes honors handed out to football team members.

Subject: Pullman_Schools; Roseland_Community; Sports; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Sympathy appreciation card

Printed note of appreciation for sympathy (unknown death), from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Lowden Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Pullman Miller. Hand-addressed envelope.

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

Tech only foe to score two times against Fenger

Article from the Calumet Index, November 27, 1940 describes football game between Fenger and Pullman Tech.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Schools; Sports; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Action Line

Newspaper column with reader questions about Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Historic_Reference; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Action Line

Newspaper column that addresses reader questions; topic is the clock tower.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Carbuilder

Company publication, for the builders of all Pullman Standard products. Contains article "The George Mortimer Pullman Story". 32 pages.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Standard_Car_Mfg_Company; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The community to honor Pullman's heroic dead

Newspaper article describes dedication of War Memorial monument and trees at Pullman School.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; War_Memorial; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Comprehensive Plan of Chicago Summary Report

Published by the City of Chicago, Richard J. Daley, Mayor, 1967.

Subject: Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Historic Pullman Foundation celebrates 25 years of preservation

Article submitted to www.lincolnnet.net describing history of the Historic Pullman Foundation.

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

The Parable of Pullman

Double-sided parchment paper, continued on reverse. History of Pullman.

Subject: Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Company; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Workers; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Story of Sherwin-Williams

Hardcover book detailing history of Sherwin-Williams paint company. Approximately 63 pages with many photographs and illustrations. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlam Reading Room in the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Sherwin-Williams_Paint_Company; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Story of the Pullman Car

Hardcover, 158 pages with illustrations, photographs and index. Originally published in 1917

Subject: Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Town of Pullman

Subtitled "Its Growth with Brief Accounts of Its Industries". Originally published in 1893, this is a reprint done by the Pullman Civic Organization in 1974. 208 pages with appendix and index. An account of the town of Pullman, it's buildings, functions, and employees. Hardcover. Written by the wife of Duane Doty, town manager.

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

The Town of Pullman

Subtitled "Its Growth with Brief Accounts of Its Industries". Originally published in 1893, this is a reprint done by the Pullman Civic Organization in 1974. 208 pages with appendix and index. An account of the town of Pullman, it's buildings, functions, and employees. Softcover. Written by the wife of Duane Doty, town manager.

Subject: Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Company; Factory_Site; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Touring Pullman

Tour guide booklet produced in 1972.

Subject: Chicago_History; Greenstone_Church; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; House_Tour; Market_Hall; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Hospital; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Schools; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Water_Tower; The_Stables; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Touring Pullman brochure

Booklet, "Touring Pullman"

Subject: Architecture; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Hotel_Florence_History; House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Trace New School Ideas to Pullman

Article describing education philosophy that began with Pullman Free Manual Training School.

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

Vintage football team photo.

Official team photo, probably Pullman Tech Football team, 1920s or 1930s.

Subject: Pullman_People; Pullman_Schools; Sports; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Walking Tour SLated for Historic Pullman, "The City of Bricks"

Typed original; press release for early tour of Pullman.

Subject: Architecture; House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Town; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Weigh landmark status for South Pullman

Newspaper clipping of article published in Chicago Today, August 4, 1972. Describes upcoming vote by Chicago Landmarks Committee.

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

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