Platform step stool used by Pullman Palace Car Company

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Description
A yellow, metal step stool with an unpainted metal crosshatched top. The bottom of the stool has two hand-holds on either side, while the other two sides do not. Etched on one the side of the stool, below a hand hold, is the word "PULLMAN."
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
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
1910-1950
Object number
2012.46.75.1
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Commissioned by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Topic
African American
Labor
Pullman Porters
Segregation
Transportation
Medium
paint on metal
Dimensions
10 x 21 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (25.4 x 54 x 46.4 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
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