[Alex Cline measuring a wheel]

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Photograph of Alex Cline building a wheel to be used for farming equipment in his blacksmith shop in Tennessee. He is using a measuring tool to mark one of the spokes. This photo appears in Joe Clark's book "Back Home" and many other publications. Also, Joe Clark's "Life in Tennessee" scrapbook contains articles published at the time containing a series of photos. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 0005-9

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

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Clark, Joe 194u.

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Photograph of Alex Cline building a wheel to be used for farming equipment in his blacksmith shop in Tennessee. He is using a measuring tool to mark one of the spokes. This photo appears in Joe Clark's book "Back Home" and many other publications. Also, Joe Clark's "Life in Tennessee" scrapbook contains articles published at the time containing a series of photos. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 0005-9

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

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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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Uncle Alex Cline - The Blacksmith (Photograph)

Uncle Alex Cline - The Blacksmith

Photograph of Alex Cline building a wagon wheel to be used for farming equipment in his blacksmith shop in Tennessee. He is using a measuring tool to mark one of the spokes. Alex Cline and his brother Wade were blacksmiths and wheelwrights. Joe Clark would often remark that "The handwriting was already on the walls." meaning that the automobile parts hanging on the back wall were already tolling the changes to come. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7363-1

Uncle Alex Cline - The Blacksmith - ark:/67531/metadc499539

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  • 194u

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 26, 2016, 2:01 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Alex Cline measuring a wheel], photograph, 194u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499721/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.