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East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad Excursion Broadside

 Collection — Oversize box: B, Oversize folder: 1
Identifier: AppMs-703

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a handbill advertising a weekend excursion on the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina (ET & WNC) Railroad. The text advertises that "this is the Trip featured in the Movie Short entitled 'Tennessee Tweetsie' [1939]" and that sightseers can "SPEND A DAY OF WHOLESOME PLEASURING-In the Land of the Sky!" The broadside lists rates and times from railway stations in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina.


  • circa 1939


Conditions Governing Access

The broadsides are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.


4.00 Items

Language of Materials


Physical Access Requirements

The broadsides were printed on poor quality paper and are exceptionally brittle. They have been encapsulated in polyester film for preservation purposes and should be handled with care.

Custodial History

Mr. Guerrieri found the broadsides in the plaster walls of a house he was renovating in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Philip Guerrieri, accession number 2005-051.
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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