On View
Segregation Gallery
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
Commissioned by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Subject of
Harris, A. B., American
Date
August 1, 1952
Medium
leather, ink on paper
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 4 x 1/2 in. (17.1 x 10.2 x 1.3 cm)
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".
Place used
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
manuals
Topic
Labor
Pullman Porters
Segregation
Transportation
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
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55b798c84-cbfc-45f2-986e-6719c5d126c6
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