This online Pullman Collection contains more than 1,600 Pullman Company car drawings, ca. 1870-1969.
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This exhibit situates Pullman within a broad narrative, exploring how the neighborhood illuminates the centrality of labor, race, and urban development in the history of industrial America.
This collection illuminates the expanse of visual material on American Indian history and culture found within the library’s world-renowned Edward E. Ayer Collection.
Thousands of striking photographs were commissioned for Granger Country: A Pictorial Social History of the Burlington Railroad (1949), published in honor of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad’s centennial. Only a small portion of the photos made it into the book; the rest languished in unpublished obscurity until their discovery, decades later, in the Newberry’s unprocessed twentieth-century CB&Q archives.