Pullman, George Mortimer
- Existence: 1831 - 1897
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman
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 the...
Abstract Papers of the Chief executive officer of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company, 1867-1899, and Pullman Company, 1900-1969. Includes records created in the offices of Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company presidents and vice presidents, together with personal papers. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.