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Pressmen's Home Technical Trade School Information Guide

Identifier: MS-2950

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This collection consists of an informational guide to the Technical Trade School in Pressmen's Home, Tennessee, an institution operated by the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union in an endeavor to assist in making the printing industry more efficient and prosperous. The guide offers information on the various departments in the school and also contains color and black and white pictures and photographs of the grounds, the buildings, and the school's different types of printing presses.


  • undated

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This collection consists of an informational guide to the Technical Trade School, a college of printing, in Pressmen's Home, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Technical Trade School opened September 1, 1911. It eventually became the largest trade school of its kind in the world. While pressmen were also trained on letterpress at the school, its main function was to retrain letterpressmen and educate young printers in the offset craft.


This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Purchased by Special Collections, September 25, 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA