Instructions to Porters, Attendants, and Busboys

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