Images in the collection -- Subject and Afro-Americans

Agreement between The Pullman Company and its Porters and Maids

Document stating the relationship between The Pullman Company and its Porter and Maid employees.

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Antilabor Mercenaries or Defenders of Public Order?

This is a copy of an article from Chicago History, about the use of federal troops during the Pullman Strike in 1894.

Subject: Illinois_History; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Town; Pullman_Workers; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

By-Laws of Pullman Porters Benefit Association of America

Document laying out the organization of the Pullman Porters Benefit Association. Original By-Laws adopted November 20, 1920; this is an amended version from 1932

Subject: Pullman_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Eject Couple From Train

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Recreational Artifact

Emanuel basks in Obama's support during Chicago stop

Thank you page and article from the Journal Star in Peoria regarding the designation of the Pullman National Monument and President Obama's friendship with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Factory_Site; Illinois_History; Pullman_(General); Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Landmark; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Every Artifact Tells a Story

Article about the donation of museum pieces, including a Pullman Porters uniform.

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Porters; Preservation/_Architecture_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Factory Cart Pulling Three Wagons

Print of photograph taken at the Pullman Factory yards showing cart pulling three wagons loaded with boxes and equipment. Three employees in photo. Train Car Mineric in background.

Subject: Factory_Site; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Workers; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Narrow miss for museum

Article about the A. Philip Randolph Museum.

Subject: Pullman_Fire_House; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Company Contract 1949

A collection of materials including an agreement between the Pullman Company and its porters, attendents, maids and bus boys re the establishment of a 40-hour week;a Pullman Porter Pay Scale sheet, a ticket price listing.

Subject: ; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Porters; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman monument will honor black labor

Newspaper article about a monument to African-American laborers proposed by Lyn Hughes. August 25, 2003

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Porter in Sleeper Car 1942

Pullman porter making up an upper berth aboard the "Capitol Limited" bound for Chicago, Illinois, March, 1942.

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Rail_Travel; Pullman_Porters; Format: Photograph (all forms)

The Journal of Negro History

Bound books, volumes 1-45 plus index, founded by Carter G. Woodson. Each volume contains numerous articles, documents, and book reviews related to the history of Negros.

Subject: ; Chicago_History; Historic_Reference; Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Messenger

The Messenger magazine - "The World's Greatest Negro Monthly".

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Illinois_History; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

The Nguzo Saba

Publication explaining the Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles of Blackness), the African-American Value System or the guiding standards for functioning in an Africentric frame of reference.

Subject: Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Reference; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

The Pullman Messenger

Premier issue of magazine focused on information about events and news about the Pullman National Monument.

Subject: ; Pullman_(General); Pullman_and_Afro-Americans; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Pullman_Porters; Pullman_Town; Roseland_Community; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals



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