• Collection ID 1982.0157
  • Creator Names Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company
  • Title Pullman-Standard photograph collection [graphic].
  • Dates 1899-1929.
  • Physical description
    • 315 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
    • 44 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 35 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in.
    • 3 negatives : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
    • 36 negatives : glass ; 5 x 7 in.
    • ca. 300 negatives : glass ; 8 x10 in.
    • 33 negatives : glass ; 11 x 14 in.
    • 30 negatives : cellulose nitrate ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • To consult the glass negatives in this collection in the Research Center it is necessary to make an advance appointment (email: Research@chicagohistory.org ).
    • Nitrate negatives closed pending digitization.
  • Collection summary Photographs of the town and activities of Pullman, Ill. (now a Chicago community) after the death of founder, industrialist and community planner George Pullman. Predominant are exteriors and interiors of industrial buildings, some which show men engaged in labor. Also includes several photographs of Pullman manufactured railroad cars, including exteriors of freight and passenger cars, interiors of parlor and passenger cars. Some scenes show offices with men and women doing office work. Other scenes show the town's buildings such as dwellings, the administration building, fire department, hospital, library, Hotel Florence and the Arcade. Town activities show a few parades, war bond rallies during World War I, Black military men posed in a group, and a small baseball game. Also includes a few general cityscapes, town plans and industrial scenes in winter. Includes portraits of individual workers, of George Pullman and photographs of awards and memorial plaques to him.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available (1982-157).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Pullman Standard, Inc., 1969 (1982.0157).
  • Names
    • Pullman, George Mortimer, 1831-1897 Portraits.
    • Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company
    • Pullman Company
    • Hotel Florence (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Packard Auto Body Shop (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933
  • Subjects
    • African Americans Military service.
    • Baseball Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Commercial facilities Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Construction industry Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Dwellings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Fire departments Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Hospitals Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Hotels Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Industrial facilities Alabama. lctgm
    • Industrial facilities Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Industrial facilities Pennsylvania. lctgm
    • Industrialists Illinois Chicago 1910-1919. lctgm
    • Laborers Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Libraries. Illinois. Chicago. lctgm
    • Machinery Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Offices Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Parades & processions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Plazas Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Railroad freight cars Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Railroad passenger cars Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Railroad stations Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Railroad shops & yards Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Railroad tracks Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Students Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Winter Illinois Chicago.
    • Women Work Illinois Chicago.
  • Geographic coverage Pullman (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Glass negatives. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
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