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Wilbur L. Metz Collection of Railroad Ephemera, 1910-1986

Collector:
Metz, Wilbur L
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Creator:
United Transportation Union
Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen (U.S.)
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Chessie System, inc
ConRail
Pennsylvania Railroad
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company
Reading Company
Western Maryland Railway Company
Physical description:
1.3 cu. ft. : 4 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Forms (documents)
Letters
Instructional materials
Manuals
Timetables
Pamphlets
Memorandums
Place:
Maryland
Date:
1910
1910-1986
20th century
Notes:
Railroad brakeman.
Summary:
Printed materials collected by Metz during his railroad career, including timetables, rule books, operational manuals, safety manuals, labor union materials, regulations, Metz' IDs and certifications, blank company forms, company newsletters, and internal memoranda and correspondence. The papers relate to several railroads: Western Maryland Railway Company, the Reading Co., Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, and Conrail. Unions for which papers are included in the collection are the United Transportation Union, the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.
Cite as:
Wilbur L. Metz Collection of Railroad Ephemera, 1910-1986, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Labor unions
Railroad engineering
Railroad companies
Railroads--Employees
Transportation
Railroads
Local number:
1996.3025 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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