[Junebug Clark with George Romney]

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Photograph of Junebug Clark standing with a seated George Romney. In the image, Romney is looking at Clark with his arm around him while Clark looks into the camera. Romney was the President of American Motors Corporation at the time and had invited the Clark family over to his house for an informal get-together. Narrative by Junebug Clark: I met George Romney a few years earlier when he was Chairman of American Motor Company. We shot an advertising brochure called, "Wow. There's a Car that's Different" and after that shot some of his campaign photos when he ran for Governor ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 20 in.

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Clark, Joe December 1959.

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Photograph of Junebug Clark standing with a seated George Romney. In the image, Romney is looking at Clark with his arm around him while Clark looks into the camera. Romney was the President of American Motors Corporation at the time and had invited the Clark family over to his house for an informal get-together. Narrative by Junebug Clark: I met George Romney a few years earlier when he was Chairman of American Motor Company. We shot an advertising brochure called, "Wow. There's a Car that's Different" and after that shot some of his campaign photos when he ran for Governor of Michigan. Junebug Clark. with Michigan Gov. George Romney. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7859

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 20 in.

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Photofile 7859

George Romney was the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973, and the father to the former Governor of Massachusetts and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

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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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  • December 1959

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Clark, Joe. [Junebug Clark with George Romney], photograph, December 1959; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499362/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.