Employee Records of the Pullman Car Works [Calumet, Illinois], 1902-1948 (ICPSR 6351)

Published: Jan 12, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
Warren C. Whatley; Gavin Wright

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06351.v1

Version V1

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.

Whatley, Warren C., and Wright, Gavin. Employee Records of the Pullman Car Works [Calumet, Illinois], 1902-1948. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06351.v1

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National Science Foundation (NSF: SES-8300696 and SES-8910514)

University of Michigan

1902 -- 1948

1989 -- 1991

Stratified random sample of 4,793 employees. Due to funding limitations, only 4,147 employees were coded.

Employees of the Pullman Car Works in Calumet, Illinois, who left the plant between 1902 and 1948.

manuscript employee records of the Pullman Car Works housed at the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society in South Holland, Illinois

administrative records data

1995-03-16

2006-01-12

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 5 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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