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Commissioned by:
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981  Search this
Subject of:
A. B. Harris, American  Search this
Medium:
leather, ink on paper
Dimensions:
6 3/4 x 4 x 1/2 in. (17.1 x 10.2 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
manuals
Place used:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 1, 1952
Description:
Black leather-bound instructions manual created by the Pullman Company for its Porters, Attendants and Busboys dated August 1, 1952. At the left corner in silver ink is a small box with the title inside. On the front free endpaper is a fill-in name plate that states in black ink: "A.B. Harris Porter St.Louis".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.75.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55b798c84-cbfc-45f2-986e-6719c5d126c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.75.5