Photography - Pullman Porters

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Photography - Pullman Porters

Description

A collection of photographs from Glenn Johnson of Cave Springs, Missouri. Johnson was a Pullman Porter in the 1940s and 1950s. These candid photos capture the friendship and pride of these men as they worked and traveled.

Items in the Photography - Pullman Porters Collection

Man in porter uniform standing in train doorway; Photograph
Unknown candid photos of men working as Pullman Porters and on the railroads, from the collection of Glenn Johnson.

Cook in train kitchen-car; Photograph
Unknown candid photos of men working as Pullman Porters and on the railroads, from the collection of Glenn Johnson.

Three men sitting at train station; Photograph
Unknown candid photos of men working as Pullman Porters and on the railroads, from the collection of Glenn Johnson.

Young man leaning on pole outside of train; Photograph
Unknown candid photos of men working as Pullman Porters and on the railroads, from the collection of Glenn Johnson.

Porter standing by train track; Photograph
Unknown candid photos of men working as Pullman Porters and on the railroads, from the collection of Glenn Johnson.