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Created by:
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1969  Search this
Subject of:
T.R. Joseph, American  Search this
Medium:
cellulose nitrate and metal
Dimensions:
2 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. (5.4 x 4.1 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
identification tags
Date:
ca. 1940
Description:
A small, rectangular photo identification tag issued by the Pullman Company to T.R. Joseph. The photograph is a black-and-white portrait of Joseph wearing a blazer and a white shirt with "6225" superimposed on top of the photograph. Printed on the back of the tag is T. R. Joseph’s age (36), height, weight, eye and hair color. Below this information is T. R. Joseph’s signature and "CC-6225." At the bottom of the back of the tag is a line for a Signature of Company Officer with an illegible signature.
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:
2012.46.75.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd541335a5e-788f-46b3-b3d7-505e21272995
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.75.9