Train car sign from the Pullman Company used by Thomas McCord

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Description
A train car sign from the Pullman Company. The sign has a dark navy background with off-white and black type that reads: [THIS CAR IS SERVED BY / T. McCORD / PORTER / THE PULLMAN COMPANY].
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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
ca. 1943
Object number
2010.31.8
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kenneth Victor Young in memory of Thomas McCord, Louisville, Kentucky
Created by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Subject of
Thomas McCord, American, 1886 - 1967
Topic
African American
Labor
Professional organizations
Pullman Porters
Transportation
Medium
cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 3 x 5 in. (7.6 x 12.7 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
information signs