Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Worker steam-cleaning floor mats, 14th Street passenger yards, Chicago, May 1948
Worker steam-cleaning floor mats, 14th Street passenger yards, Chicago, May 1948
TitleWorker steam-cleaning floor mats, 14th Street passenger yards, Chicago, May 1948
Alternative TitleSteam cleaning floor mats
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
35 mm.
Medium (Original)Negatives; Photographs
DescriptionAfrican American man spraying floor mats with steam.
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 2Railroad cars -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject 3African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Coverage (Spatial) 1Chicago (Ill.)
Coverage (Temporal)1948-05
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 250M
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)6923 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
FilenameCBQGR250M.jpg
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