Pressmen's Home (Tenn.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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).
Ridley Wills began collecting Tennessee postcards in the 1930s, eventually amassing some 30,000 postcards. In 2015, he began distributing them to regional institutions. The cards in this collection represent landmarks in East Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. There are images of schools, churches, hotels, towns, railroads, scenery and more.