East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad Excursion Broadside
Collection — other: Folder 1
Identifier: 500-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' " 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
- East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The broadsides are open for research.
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.
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.