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International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America


Administrative History

The International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union (IPP&AU) was founded in 1889. For nearly 20 years, the offices of the IPP&AU were located wherever the international secretary-treasurer and president maintained a residence. On July 15, 1907 the IPP&AU offices were housed on the seventh floor of the Lyric (Theatre) Building on Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio. On October 29, 1909 the IPP&AU offices were established on the 5th floor of the Second National Bank Building in Cincinnati, remaining there until removal to Pressmen's Home.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kingsport Press Strike Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0152
Scope and Contents The Kingsport Press Strike Collection contains correspondence, reports, pamphlets, photocopies of articles taken from commercial publications, newspaper clippings, speeches, cassette audiotapes, memorabilia, and broadsides documenting the events surrounding the strike between Kingsport Press and its unions between 1961 and 1967. The correspondence and speeches describe events leading up to the strike, chronicles union activities during the strike, and identifies the problems surrounding the...
Dates: 1961-1982

Pressmen's Home Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0308
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials documenting the Pressmen's Home near Rogersville, Tennessee. Much of the material was collected by Jack Mooney in the course of his research for his book about the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America (IPPAU).

Dates: 1907-1976 and undated

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Audiocassettes 1
Industries -- Tennessee -- Kingsport 1
Kingsport Press Strike, Kingsport, Tenn., 1963- 1
Motion pictures (visual works) 1
Oral histories 1