Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Worker cleaning ashtrays in Zephyr coach, 14th Street passenger yards, Chicago, May 1948
Worker cleaning ashtrays in Zephyr coach, 14th Street passenger yards, Chicago, May 1948
TitleWorker cleaning ashtrays in Zephyr coach, 14th Street passenger yards, Chicago, May 1948
Alternative TitleEmptying and cleaning ashtrays in Zephyr coach-14th St.
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives; Photographs
DescriptionWoman kneeling on the floor and inserting a tool like a long stick with a handle on top into the ashtray on a seat armrest. A long piece of bent wire is lying on the seat near her.
Note 1Photograph title derived from Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Granger project scrapbook captions.
Note 2Selected photographs published in Granger country : a pictorial social history of the Burlington Railroad / edited by Lloyd Lewis and Stanley Pargellis. Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.
TypeStill image
Subject 1Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company -- Employees
Subject 2Cleaning personnel -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 3Railroad passenger cars -- Maintenance and repair
Subject 4African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago
Subject 514th Street Yard (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 241.863680356701074, -87.63695240020752
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 223
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)8640 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2009-08-11
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
FilenameCBQGR223.jpg
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