Instructions to Porters, Attendants, and Busboys

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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".
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
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
August 1, 1952
Object number
2012.46.75.5
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Commissioned by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Subject of
A. B. Harris, American
Topic
African American
Labor
Pullman Porters
Segregation
Transportation
Place used
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Medium
leather, ink on paper
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 4 x 1/2 in. (17.1 x 10.2 x 1.3 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
manuals