[Hazel brothers look at sister's veil]

One of 1,399 photographs in the series: Joe Clark, HBSS, 1939-1989 available on this site.

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Photograph of Hazel Petrey's younger brothers sneaking a peak at her wedding veil. The veil was purchased for two dollars and fifty cents in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Narrative by Junebug Clark: More images and information can be found in the July 28, 1941 issue of Life Magazine, pages 82-85 in the story “Life Magazine Goes to a Kentucky Wedding.” Also in the Joe Clark, HBSS book “Country Wedding," published in 1974. Additionally, a 1982 photo of Hazel and Gilbert can be found in Joe’s Tennessee Scrapbook. All are in the Clark Family Photography Collection.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Clark, Joe June 14, 1941.

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Photograph of Hazel Petrey's younger brothers sneaking a peak at her wedding veil. The veil was purchased for two dollars and fifty cents in Middlesboro, Kentucky. Narrative by Junebug Clark: More images and information can be found in the July 28, 1941 issue of Life Magazine, pages 82-85 in the story “Life Magazine Goes to a Kentucky Wedding.” Also in the Joe Clark, HBSS book “Country Wedding," published in 1974. Additionally, a 1982 photo of Hazel and Gilbert can be found in Joe’s Tennessee Scrapbook. All are in the Clark Family Photography Collection.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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5473 (crossed out)

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Clark Family Photography Collection

This seminal work of visual storytelling represents the extensive Clark family archives from the golden age of American photography. Their work has featured in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Look and Newsweek.

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  • June 14, 1941

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Clark, Joe. [Hazel brothers look at sister's veil], photograph, June 14, 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc488587/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.