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Pullman in the First World War

   
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  1. 1st Aero Squadron on the Mexican US border, 1916, marked with "later Soviet-style red stars", as the US national insignia, on rudder and wings
    1st Aero Squadron on Mexican US border, 1916. Image included because Pullman employee August Rainbow flew with this unit.

  2. 'Lo Pullman! Home again!
    Cartoon expressing the joys of returning home (to Pullman) after being at the front.

  3. A page of Pullman boys in Army and Navy service
    Photographic montage of Pullman employees and residents serving in the military.

  4. A page of Pullman boys in Army and Navy service
    Photographic montage of Pullman employees and residents serving in the military.

  5. Alex. Gronquist
    Portrait of Alexander Gronquist. He was onboard the U.S.S. Tuscania when it was torpedoed by U-Boat UB -77.

  6. An interesting group of brass department girls
    A photograph of women employees at the Pullman Factory, now doing work formerly held exclusively by men.

  7. Another big page of Pullman boys in Army and Navy
    Photographic montage of Pullman employees and residents serving in the military.

  8. Awake, America, Awake!
    Movie poster of "Awake, America, Awake!" from the Coloma Theater in Coloma, MI. The movie was partially filmed on the grounds of the Pullman Factory. It was a six reel movie, starring Jane Thomas. It was siezed by the Department of Justice in 1917 for allegedly seditious content.

  9. Back from the border
    Photograph of 4 soldiers, returning from the Punitive Raid on Mexico. Pictured, standing, left to right: Christoph L. Stellwag (Co. M 1st Reg. ING); William J. Simpson (Co. F 1st Reg. ING); Harry Peterson (Co. G 1st Reg. ING); seated: Sherman Cowles (Battery F, 1st Artillery)

  10. Capt. W. L. Tedford
    Portrait of William L. Tedford, Pullman employee. He commanded a company in the 35th Engineers.

  11. Cheering for victory opposite the Stephenson Street gate
    Photograph of scene outside of the Pullman Factory gates, 111th and Champlain Avenue, November 11, 1918.

  12. Column listing Pullman employees' activities
    Column in the Pullman Car Works Standard. This was a regular feature of the magazine; during the epidemic, it contained numerous examples of influenza illnesses and deaths. This is an example.

  13. Curtiss H-16 seaplane
    Photographic montage of a Curtiss H-16 seaplane. Fred W. Hough crashed in Ayer, Scotland while piloting one of these aircraft.

  14. Disembarking from the trains
    Disembarking from the trains at Dearborn Street Station to the downtown Preparedness Day parade

  15. Edward C. Prybylski
    Portrait of Edward C. Prybylski. He suffered from mustard gas poisoning.

  16. Eight members of one family off to the front
    Article describing the contribution of the family of Alfonse Bourdon, Pullman Employee. Eight of his sons went off to fight in Mexico.

  17. Flag raising at Calumet Shops, May 19th
    Flag raising and bond rally at the Calumet Shops of the Pullman Factory, 113th and Langley

  18. Fred W. Hough
    Portrait of Frederick W. Hough, Pullman employee. He worked in the planning department. His father was the auditor general of the Pullman Company, William Hough. He was an early aviator. He lost his life in a crash while training on the Curtiss H-16 seaplane. He died in Ayer, Scotland, United Kingdom.

  19. French "40 and 8" boxcar
    A Quarante et Huit French boxcar, so-called because it could either transport 40 soldiers or 8 horses.

  20. From one of our soldier boys
    Letter from Corporal William J. Simpson, describing life at the front.

  21. Grace Hendrickson
    Portrait of Grace Hendrickson. She was a stenographer in the general office of the Pullman Company. She enlisted in the Navy as a yeoman, dealing with clerical work in the War Department in Washington, D.C.

  22. Helmet of the 35th Engineers
    A decorated M1917 Helmet (a Brodie Helmet) of the 35th Engineers. This was worn on the Victory Parade in Berlin in 1919.

  23. Honors given to Pullman Boys at Fort Sheridan
    Portrait of four newly commissioned officers, former Pullman employees. James C. Wares, Mads K. Madsen, Joseph Murphy, Donald Bryant.

  24. Influenza warning notice
    Poster describing how to combat influenza.

  25. Interior of laboratory car
    Interior of a Pullman laboratory car. These cars, made for the front, were put to use in the United States combatting the Spanish Flu epidemic.

  26. Jack Cartwright now in France
    Portrait of John H. Cartwright, second from left, back row. He is pictured with some of his unit of the Second Ontario Regulars. He worked in the Power, Light, and Machinery department.

  27. John A. Hopkins
    Former Pullman employee John Patrick Hopkins (October 29, 1858 – October 13, 1918) served as mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1893–1895) for the Democratic Party. He lived at 543 E. 112th Street when he was employed at the Pullman Company. He died of the Spanish Flu. Photograph from Notable Men of Illinois & Their State. Chicago Daily Journal, 1912.

  28. John Panozzo
    Pullman employee Giovanni Panozza was born in Vicenza, Italy, in 1883. He was married to Elena, also of Vicenza. He arrived in the U.S. aboard the La Gascogne on August 25, 1902. He had $35.00 when he arrived. He lived with his cousin in Roseland, getting a job at the Pullman brickyards as a laborer. He then got a much better job as a laborer in the Pullman Factory. He changed his name to John, and his wife changed her name to Josephine. He moved to 11445 S. St. Lawrence Ave. in the Pullman neighborhood. On November 12, 1918, the whole family (2 adults, 7 children, ranging in age from 6 months to 18 years old) became ill with influenza. On November 16, 1918, they lost 2 sons and a daughter. On November 18, 1918, they lost another child. All are buried at Mt. Olivet cemetary in Chicago.

  29. Lieut. A. K. Ogilvie
    Portrait of Alexander K. Ogilvie. He worked in the assistant general acoountant's office. He trained at Rantoul, IL. He died in an air to air collision while on patrol duty on November 29, 1918.

  30. Lieutenant A. E. Maxie
    Portrait of Pullman employee A. E. Maxie. He worked in the manufacturing accounting department. He died of spinal menningitis.

  31. Lyman H. Lee
    Portrait of Lyman H. Lee, Pullman Employee, who wrote about his experiences at Camp Grant in Basic Training.

  32. Major-General H. H. Swinton addresses big Pullman crowd
    Rally at the Pullman Factory, featuring British Major-General H. H. Swinton, the primary officer behind the development of the tank

  33. Many Pullman boys are in the 35th Engineers
    Group portrait of men in the 35th Engineers (probably E Company). Photo taken outside of St. Mihiel salient.

  34. Map showing approximate positions of Bolshevik and anti-Bolshevik positions
    Map showing the disposition of Bolshevik and anti-Bolshevik forces in Russia during the early part of the Russian Civil War, 1917-1922. A few Pullman employees were deployed to Archangel in Siberia to fight on the White Russian side. New York Times, Current History 1919 (Volume X, p. 262)

  35. Mina C. Winkle
    Mina Winkle came to the Pullman Factory to instruct Pullman residents and employees about preserving food. Mrs. Mina C. Winkle was from Newark, New Jersey. She was the President of the Woman's Political Union of New Jersey for 8 years, Head of Lecture Bureau of Food Administration. Image courtesy of National Archives.

  36. Miss Helen Carter
    Portrait of Helen Carter. She was the dispensary nurse at the Pullman Factory. She joined the 14th Red Cross unit, serving in France.

  37. More of the Pullman boys now in our country's service
    Photographic montage of Pullman employees and residents serving in the military.

  38. Not wanted
    Proclamation from the Pullman Company that they will not take a single order for war munitions

  39. On the list of heroes
    Portrait of James E. Cooper (seated) and Robert Cullen. They joined the British Army shortly after war broke out in 1914. Cooper was killed in Hooge, Belgium while attending a wounded soldier. Cullen was killed in the Battle of the Somme. Hooper was a leader in the Steel Shop; Cullen was an inside finisher in the Passenger Steel Shop

  40. One of the Pullman Cars that went to France
    A Pullman troop transport, based on the XM type boxcar

  41. Parade in Pullman
    Parade in Pullman, leading to board trains to the downtown Preparedness Day parade

  42. Plattsburg participants
    A list of Pullman Company employees who were participating in the military preparedness training in Plattsburg, New York

  43. Preparedness Day parade on Michigan Avenue
    Part of the Preparedness Day Parade, June 1916. Chicago, IL

  44. Pullman Army and Navy boys on the way to Berlin
    Photographic montage of Pullman employees and residents serving in the military.

  45. Pullman boys entrain for Camp Grant
    A montage of images of Pullman employees and residents boarding a train at 115th/Kensington Station for travel to basic training at Camp Grnat in Rockford.

  46. Pullman employees and residents boarding Preparedness Day Special
    Pullman employees and residents board a special train to participate in the Preparedness Day Parade in Chicago, June, 1916

  47. Pullman employees and residents boarding Preparedness Day Special
    Pullman employees and residents board a special train to participate in the Preparedness Day Parade in Chicago, June, 1916

  48. Pullman workmen will help pave Pershing's path to Potsdam
    Rally at the Pullman Factoring, featuring Douglas Fairbanks as the featured speaker

  49. Raising old glory over the cabinet department
    Rally in the cabinet department at the Pullman Factory

  50. Red Cross car the "Walter Reed"
    Official Pullman Company photograph of the Walter Reed, a Pullman laboratory car. These cars, made for the front, were put to use in the United States combatting the Spanish Flu epidemic.

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