Guide to the Diane Price Papers, 1999

Summary Information

Title: Diane Price Papers, 1999
Collection: AC.644
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Diane Price Papers includes interviews one through four and six (no number five) in a series entitled The George Berry Interviews dating July 1995 and April 1999, transcribed in 1999.

Creator: Price, Diane

Biographical/Historical Note

George L. Berry led a distinguished career and life, serving as president of the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union for 41 years. This pathfinder provides insight to his union life, political career, and topics related to Pressmen's Home in Hawkins County, Tennessee, which was Berry's self-sufficient community, housing an international printer's technical school, sanitarium, church, hotel, and other buildings.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a series of interviews conducted by Diane Price, freelance journalist, Appalachian State University Graduate Student about George Berry. The interviews are numbered one through four and six (no number five) in a series entitled The George Berry Interviews dating July 1995 and April 1999, transcribed in 1999. Ms. Price also compiled a Pathfinder/Bibliography on Mr. Berry in 1998, revising it in 1998 and 1999, a copy of which is in this collection.

Diane Price interviewed the following persons concerning George L. Berry: 1. July 27, 1995, Coy Barker (now deceased), Rogersville, Tennessee 2. July 26, 1995, Hazel and William Edward June Bug Price, Rogersville, Tennessee 3. July 26, 1995, Deanna Weston, Rogersville, Tennessee 4. April 7, 1999, Lelia Mae Barker, Rogersville, Tennessee 5. not on record 6. April 28, 1999, Virginia Armstrong, Rogersville, Tennessee

There is supposed to be a computer disk of the interviews but it was not in the folder at the time the collection was processed.


These papers are arranged in numerical and chronological order.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The donor of these paper is Diane Price, interviewer and transcriber, in April 2004. Accession number AC.2004.013

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, May 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.644: Diane Price Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.

Container List

Papers, 1999 ACSC_Box 19, Folder 19