Train car sign from the Pullman Company used by Thomas McCord

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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].
Topic
African American
Labor
Professional organizations
Pullman Porters
Transportation
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Created by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Subject of
Thomas McCord, American, 1886 - 1967
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
Medium
cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 3 x 5 in. (7.6 x 12.7 cm)
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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
Type
information signs
Object number
2010.31.8