Richard D. Sawyer is a local history author who has been collecting Greenville memorabilia since the 1980s in order to record the history of Greenville. A member of S.C. Postcard Collectors Club, Sawyer’s postcard collection grew as he traveled extensively visiting postcard shows. He shared the collection with lectures to schools and organizations. A 1964 Parker High School graduate, Sawyer worked for Fiber Industries in Greenville before serving in the U.S. Marines in Vietnam. Sawyer worked as printing manager for the Greenville Technical College print shop for many years.