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[African American waiter serving three women in Pullman car : photoprint]

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Photographer:
Willming, Frank
Sponsor:
Pullman Palace Car Co
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10.1" x 8.2"
Culture:
African Americans 1930-1940
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1935
November 18, 1935
Summary:
Caption glued to print: "Sliding partitions between connecting double bedrooms permit this family to breakfast in negligee privacy." Waiter is African American, women are white. Stamped on verso: "FRANK WILLMING / COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER / 154 E. ERIES ST. / SUP. 6064-6065 / CHICAGO, ILL."; "4092-41"; and "NOV. 18 1935".
Cite as:
Photograph by Frank Willming, Pullman Palace Car Company Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Dining
African American waiters
Railroad travel
Waiters
Porters
Railroads--Employees
African American railroad employees
African Americans--Railroad employees
Local number:
AC0181-0000002 (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
Pullman Palace Car Company Collection 1867-1982 (bulk 1900-1930)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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