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[The Alamo Covered in Snow]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo covered in snow. Cars are parked in front and people walk to and from their cars.
Date: [1930,1940]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
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Baptising in Olde Towne Creek

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from 1938 and is shot in Red Hill, Tennessee. One of the first photos made by Joe, Baptising in Olde Towne Creek, has endured to become a favorite and meaningful to many. It bears close scrutiny because of the differing expressions and attitudes of those attending. People have said that they have counted fifty-one people in this picture and I’ve listened to many a controversy about a TV antenna* appearing in this 1938 photo. The Rev. Hugh Vancel, in charge in this photo, performed countless baptisms, but the ceremony eventually moved indoors. Olde Towne Creek empties into Keg Branch, a creek that runs though our property, about three miles left of your view point. To your right, about a mile, is the Clark family cemetery where Joe was laid to rest in December of 1989. In 1981 the Smithsonian Institute displayed a print of this photo for use in an exhibit “Rights of Passage.” It was published in the autobiography of Dolly Parton and as the poster for the Wolf Trap Music Festival. Jb. *lightning rod
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

Baptising in Olde Towne Creek

Description: Photograph of Reverend Hugh Vancel performing a baptism in Olde Town Creek near Red Hill, Tennessee. The reverend is standing in the creek and facing a large crowd of people on the bank, and holding the arm of a young girl standing next to him; several other girls, a woman and a man are also standing in the creek, on the left. A building with wood siding is visible in the background.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Baptising in Olde Towne Creek (1)]

Description: Photograph of Reverend Hugh Vancel performing a baptism in Olde Town Creek near Red Hill, Tennessee. The reverend is standing in the creek and facing a large crowd of people on the bank, and holding the arm of a young girl standing next to him; several other girls, a woman and a man are also standing in the creek, on the left. A building with wood siding is visible in the background.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Baptism]

Description: Photograph of Ivana Wright being led into the water for baptism by Preacher Hugh Vancel outside John Owen's home in Red Hill, Tennessee. Multiple people from the town are in attendance. Hester Welch, Minnie Hicks, Cleo McCurey, Lilian Hicks, and Lenore Treece follow Ivana, holding hands, on their way to be baptized. Matt includes an inset of another shot from this series.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Baptism]

Description: Photograph of Ivana Wright being baptized by Preacher Hugh Vancel outside John Owen's home in Red Hill, Tennessee. Multiple people from the town are in attendance. Hester Welch, Minnie Hicks, Cleo McCurey, Lilian Hicks, and Lenore Treece are in the water waiting to be baptized.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Baptism]

Description: Photograph of Ivana Wright being baptized by Preacher Hugh Vancel outside John Owen's home in Red Hill, Tennessee. Multiple people from the town are in attendance. Hester Welch, Minnie Hicks, Cleo McCurey, Lilian Hicks, and Lenore Treece are in the water waiting to be baptized.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

Baptizin on Olde Towne Creek

Description: Photograph of Ivana Wright being baptized by Preacher Hugh Vancel outside John Owen's home in Red Hill, Tennessee. Multiple people from the town are in attendance. Hester Welch, Minnie Hicks, Cleo McCurey, Lilian Hicks, and Lenore Treece are in the water waiting to be baptized.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Baptizing in olde towne creek]

Description: Photograph of a woman getting baptized in the Olde Towne Creek in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. A line of others wait in the water to be baptized, and a crowd of people watch from the creek bank. A building, possibly a church, stands in the background. This photograph is featured in Joe Clark's book "Tennessee Hill Folk."
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Children walking downhill]

Description: Photograph of three young girls and one boy walking downhill. Each child is carrying a lunch pail. There are trees and mountains visible in the background of the image.
Date: [1939..]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

["Cynthia Parker" Play]

Description: Photograph of students acting in the play "Cynthia Parker" at North Texas State Teachers' College. One woman appears to have been shot with an arrow, while a native american and a second woman watch.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

["Cynthia Parker" Play]

Description: Photograph of students acting in the play "Cynthia Parker" at North Texas State Teachers' College. The actors can be seen on stage, as well as the orchestra and audience below them.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

["Cynthia Parker" Play]

Description: Photograph of students acting in the play "Cynthia Parker" at North Texas State Teachers' College. Several Native Americans raise a body into the air.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

["Cynthia Parker" Play]

Description: Photograph of a student acting in "Cynthia Parker," a 1939 student play. He wears a costume based on Native American regalia and looks toward the camera. Other actors lie on the floor around him.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Decorative furniture]

Description: Photograph of an equipale furniture set, including a sofa, two chairs, and a side table. All furniture are decorated with folkloric paintings.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Doyle Chrisman on Track]

Description: Photograph of Doyle Chrisman, a member of the track team at North Texas State Teachers' College. He runs on a track, wearing a North Texas State uniform. Several trees and a small building can be seen in the background. This photograph can also be found on page 225 of the 1939 Yucca.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph