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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).


  • Creation: 1907-1976 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


3.6 linear feet (One legal half-size document box, two flat boxes, one cassette box, one reel of film and one oversize folder)

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Method of Acquisition

Jack Mooney donated 38 photographs (accession 1988-041); the 16mm film (accession 1992-039); 20 audiocassette interviews (accession 2012-011); the panoramic photograph of Pressmen's Home (accession 2012-009); a postcard and the key and fob (accession 2017-031).

Guerry McConnell contributed his interview of Henry Reid Price in 2008 (accession 2008-019).

Related Materials

International Printing Pressmen Assistants' Union of North America. Coordinated Idealisms and Practicabilities of the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. 1940.

Mooney, Jack. Printers in Appalachia: The International Printing Pressment and Assistants' Union of North America, 1907-1967. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1993.

Processing Information

Georgia Greer processed the initial donation in 1989. Thomas Hilton and Jen Bingham incorporated additional accruals in April 2017.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA