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Below are Pamphlets pertaining to service and/or distributed to the public (with a few "others" mixed in). The date listed is either the date printed or the effective date of the information - or our best approximation. "Rider's Reader", "Go On The 'L'" and "Bill Saver" pamphlets are listed separately at the bottom.



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Rider's Reader

  • 03/1948     Vol 1 - No 1
  • 05/1948     Vol 1 - No 2
  • 07-08/1948     Vol 1 - No 3
  • 10/1948     Vol 1 - No 4
  • 12/1948     Vol 1 - No 5

  • 03/1949     Vol 2 - No 1
  • 05/1949     Vol 3 - No 1
  • 08/1949     Vol 2 - No 3
  • 11/1949     Vol 2 - No 4
  • 12/1949     Vol 2 - No 5

  • 02/1950     Vol 2 - No 6
  • 05/1950     Vol 3 - No 1
  • 07/1950     Vol 3 - No 2
  • 10/1950     Vol 3 - No 3
  • 12/1950     Vol 3 - No 4

  • 02/1951     Vol 3 - No 5
  • 03/1951     Vol 3 - No 6
  • 06/1951     Vol 4 - No 1
  • 08/1951     Vol 4 - No 2
  • 11/1951     Vol 4 - No 3

  • 01/1952     Vol 4 - No 5
  • 03/1952     Vol 5 - No 1
  • 07/1952     Vol 5 - No 2

  • 08/1952     Vol 5 - No 3
  • 10/1952     Vol 4 - No 2
  • 12/1952     Vol 5 - No 5


  • Go On The "L"

  • 02/15/1936     Vol 1 - No 1
  • 06/01/1936     Vol 1 - No 3
  • 07/15/1936     Vol 1 - No 4


  • Bill Saver

  • 02/15/1953 - Meet Bill Saver
  • 03/15/1953 - How Much is 80 Million Dollars
  • 05/15/1953 - Penny Looses Her Pigtails
  • 06/15/1953 - Grandpa, Were You in the Revolution?
  • 07/15/1953 - Let's Buy Our Own Bus

  • 08/15/1953 - Poodle in the Pantry
  • 09/15/1953 - Curbstone Safety Session
  • 11/15/1953 - Nightmare In White
  • 03/15/1954 - Penny Pops A Tooth
  • 07/15/1954 - Learning the Hard Way

  • 09/15/1954 - Penny Gets A Hit
  • 11/15/1954 - Christmas Spirit Comes to Our House
  • 04/15/1955 - Off Schedule (White)
  • 04/15/1955 - Off Schedule (Yellow)
  • 07/15/1955 - A Planned Weekend

  • 10/15/1955 - The Easy Way to School
  • 10/01/1956 - You Can Help CTA



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