PULLMAN HISTORY SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Pullman--History

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

At&T Real Yellow Pages

Yellow pages phone book, Neighborhood edition, for 2007. Includes Pullman, Roseland, Blue Island, Riverdale. Hotel Florence on cover.

Subject: Chicago_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Pullman_(General); Reference; Regional; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Chicago Federation of Labor Labor Day Event

CFL Invitation Letter, Bike Parade, and Picnic forms for Labor Day Event 1994 for Pullman residents.

Subject: ; Labor_History,_other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Chicago Heritage Festival

Press release for the Chicago Heritage Festival presented by the Illinois State Historical Society and the Association of Illinois Museums and Historical Societies, commemorating the centennial of the 1894 strike in Pullman.

Subject: Labor_History,_other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Chicago Map, 1893

Rand McNally & Co. Map show Chicago boundaries of 1893, Pullman, site of Columbian Exposition.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Lake_Calumet; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Rail_Travel; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Regional; Format: Map

Chicago Posters

Color photographs of major Chicago landmarks. Includes 2 pages on Pullman, one photomontage of Pullman neighborhood, one of Hotel Florence.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Views; Pullman_Houses; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Chicago_History; Architecture; Aerial_Views; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

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

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

Croquet party

B/W photograph of three children with croquet gear, mounted in cardstock slip mat.

Subject: Chicago_History; General/Misc.; Historic_Reference; Pullman_People; Roseland_Community; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Edgar Allen Poe School

Koopman photo of Edgar Allen Poe School, Pullman, IL. Front facade.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Pullman_Schools; Pullman_(General); Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Architecture; Format: Postcard

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

Friends of the Florence Booklets

Booklets for annual fundraiser, for the Historic Pullman Foundation.

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

Governor Thompson Announces Purchase

Proof sheet of photographs showing Governor Thompson announcing the purchase of the Hotel Florence and the Pullman Factory site. Taken at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Historic Pullman Foundation Tour Brochure

Information about guided tours, Hotel Florence, restaurant, events, etc.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; 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 and Pullman Reference Guide

Three-ring binder containing information to be used by docents and tour guides. Reference material relating to general Pullman history, Hotel Florence, the town, the strike and other pertinent data.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Town; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Hotel Florence Furniture - Chair

Chair to first class writing desk. Incised line design on back, turned legs and stretchers, decorative back brackets. Leather seat.

Subject: Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Hotel_Florence_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Chicago_History; Format: Furniture

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

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

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

Jennie Curtis Strike Centennial Dance Tickets

Set of 5 yellow tickets for Jennie Curtis Strike Centennial Dance event on Saturday, July 23rd, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m.. Presented by the Pullman Civic Organization and held at 614 E. 113th St. Chicago. Donation was $5 per ticket. Ticket nos 100 to 105.

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

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

National Railway Historical Society Newsletter

The Pioneer. Newsletter. Fall, 2006. Vo. 20, no. 4. "Pioneer Days---Railroad Weekend" - Chicago Historical Museum., etc.

Subject: Rail_Travel_-_Other; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Illinois_History; Illinois_Central_Railroad; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

New backer needed for union museum

Article in the Daily Southtown, Thursday, February 28, 2002, about the city of Chicago withholding $2million in grant money from the A. Philip Randolph Museum.

Subject: North_Pullman; Organizations_--_Other; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

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)

Place in History: Pullman's past a strong part of its present

Newspaper article from the Chicago Sun-Times, Thursday, September 28, 2000.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Pullman_Town; Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Preserving the Past: Exploring the Prairie Avenue and Pullman historic districts

Article in Where Chicago magazine.

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

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 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 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 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 Journal, Special Edition

Pullman Journal is a Special Edition produced by The Pullman Flyer group.

Subject: Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_(General); Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Pullman Labor Day Bike Ride

Brochure for 5th annual Labor Day bike ride, including map of route, and lecture stops.

Subject: ; Labor_History,_other; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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 Strike Centennial: Touring Pullman

Handout with information about various tours, events, and Historic Pullman Foundation information for 1994

Subject: House_Tour; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman Strike Timeline 1994

A timeline from 1994 showing events leading up to the Pullman Strike in 1894.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Pullman_Labor_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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 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, The Strike of 1894 Poster

Poster advertising Pullman Strike Centennial Events and Programs 1994 and sponsoring groups.

Subject: Pullman_Labor_History; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Labor_History,_other; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman: A Social Study

Copy of an article appearing in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1889.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Stables; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Building; Pullman_Bank; Pullman_Labor_History; Market_Hall; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Greenstone_Church; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Architecture; Arcade_Theatre; Arcade_Shops; Arcade_Park; Arcade_Library; Arcade_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

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

Remembering Hiroshima Dawn of the Atomic Age

Newspaper article about Fred Olivi who grew up in Pullman and was the co-pilot on the August 9, 1945 Nagasaki attack.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Illinois_History; Military_-_other; Pullman_People; World_War_II; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

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

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

The Gospel of Money

Article from the August 2001 issue of Money magazine, about Salem Baptist Church and the Rev. James Meeks.

Subject: Chicago_History; Regional; Churches_-_Roseland,_Pullman; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Only Option?

Article regarding construction of Walmart in Roseland/Pullman area.

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

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

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

Town of Pullman Time Line

A handout showing an historical time line for Pullman from 1879 to 2001 on one side and a history of the Hotel Florence on the other side.

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

Town of Pullman Time Line 1996

Tri-fold flyer with information about Pullman Timeline, Hotel Florence, Calendar of Events, etc.

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

Unidentified. (Father Christmas)

Studio portrait of young child with Father Christmas, in sleigh with deer; mounted in cardstock presentation mat.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Portrait of family)

Studio portrait of family of four, bust only, relaxed; mounted on cardstock with photographer's imprint.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Unidentified. (Young girl in fancy dress)

B/W studio portrait of a young girl in fancy dress, with parasol and picture hat; cardstock mount, imprinted by phtographer.

Subject: Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Photography_-_Misc._vintage; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Victorian_Era_-_general; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Working men

Photo postcard, scene of men unloading unknown object from a cart.

Subject: Victorian_Era_-_general; Roseland_Community; Pullman_People; Labor_History,_other; Historic_Reference; Chicago_History; Format: Postcard

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