[Gilbert and Hazel prepare to decorate]

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

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Photograph of Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey preparing to decorate the interior of the church for their wedding. They had collected pine-bough and mountain laurel from the surrounding area and used it to decorate the inside of Sunny View Methodist Church for the ceremony. 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 ... continued below

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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 Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey preparing to decorate the interior of the church for their wedding. They had collected pine-bough and mountain laurel from the surrounding area and used it to decorate the inside of Sunny View Methodist Church for the ceremony. 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 Phtotography Collection.

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

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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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  • Jan. 22, 2015, 9:08 p.m.

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  • July 7, 2015, 3:17 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Gilbert and Hazel prepare to decorate], photograph, June 14, 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc489578/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.