Pullman (Chicago, Ill.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman
Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.
Abstract Records of this railroad sleeping-car operator and manufacturer. The Pullman Company (originally Pullman's Palace Car Company) revolutionized rail travel, dramatically increased employment opportunities for African Americans who served as porters on its cars, and had a significant impact on the American labor movement. Records for the entire firm are included until the mid-1920s division into operating and manufacturing companies; after that date, records mainly chronicle the activities of...