[Frozen Milk Bottles]

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Photograph of two frozen milk bottles in Detroit. They appear to be seated on someone's doorstep. One of the bottles has cracked, leaking milk onto the ground. This photograph is part of Joe Clark's "Detroit" series. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo of two frozen milk bottles on our front porch at 12135 Klinger Ave in Hamtramck, Mich. was a common scene in the Winter months. Our Twin Pines milk man would deliver early in the morning and by the time we could get to them.... All we could do was scrape the cream that had risen to the top ... continued below

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

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Clark, Joe January 14, 1957.

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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 113 times , with 33 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of two frozen milk bottles in Detroit. They appear to be seated on someone's doorstep. One of the bottles has cracked, leaking milk onto the ground. This photograph is part of Joe Clark's "Detroit" series. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo of two frozen milk bottles on our front porch at 12135 Klinger Ave in Hamtramck, Mich. was a common scene in the Winter months. Our Twin Pines milk man would deliver early in the morning and by the time we could get to them.... All we could do was scrape the cream that had risen to the top and pushed the stopper out. This photo was used by Pure-Pak in an effort to promote the use of cardboard milk cartons. A hard sell because everyone believed that glass was best. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7363-1

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

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Digitization of this item was sponsored by a grant from The Headliners Foundation.

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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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  • January 14, 1957

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • June 19, 2017, 10:45 a.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Frozen Milk Bottles], photograph, January 14, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499734/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.