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Principal Investigator(s): Whatley, Warren C.; Wright, Gavin
This data collection contains work histories of employees of the Pullman Car Works in Calumet, Illinois, who left the plant between 1902 and 1948. A complete work history for each employee is presented, including wage rates, occupation, date of hire, length of time on the job, and reasons for leaving. Demographic information in the collection includes date of birth, gender, marital status, race, ethnicity, place of birth, citizenship, and English language ability.
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Whatley, Warren C., and Gavin Wright. Employee Records of the Pullman Car Works [Calumet, Illinois], 1902-1948. ICPSR06351-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06351.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06351.v1
This survey was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (NSF: SES-8300696 and SES-8910514)
- University of Michigan
Scope of Study
Date of Collection:
Universe: Employees of the Pullman Car Works in Calumet, Illinois, who left the plant between 1902 and 1948.
Data Types: administrative records data
Sample: Stratified random sample of 4,793 employees. Due to funding limitations, only 4,147 employees were coded.
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manuscript employee records of the Pullman Car Works housed at the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society in South Holland, Illinois
Original ICPSR Release: 1995-03-16
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 5 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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