[Segregated waiting room in Middlesboro, Kentucky]

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

Description

Photograph of people waiting outside a segregated waiting room of the Middlesboro, Kentucky, railroad station. In the image, the sign above the door reads "WHITE WAITING ROOM," a large group of men and women can be seen waiting outside. A young boy is leaning over holding a shoe shining kit in front of three men in the foreground.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

Creation Information

Clark, Joe Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Clark Family Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 32 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of people waiting outside a segregated waiting room of the Middlesboro, Kentucky, railroad station. In the image, the sign above the door reads "WHITE WAITING ROOM," a large group of men and women can be seen waiting outside. A young boy is leaning over holding a shoe shining kit in front of three men in the foreground.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

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Photofile 1050-367 (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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  • Jan. 22, 2015, 9:08 p.m.

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  • Nov. 5, 2015, 10:24 a.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Segregated waiting room in Middlesboro, Kentucky], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc489888/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.