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[Man and child posing]

Description: Photograph of Frank Cuellar Jr. (left) next to Frank Cuellar Sr. (right) in front of parked cars at Bossier City in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph

[Man sitting next to child]

Description: Photograph of Frank Cuellar Sr. sitting on a chair next to an unidentified child. The equipale furniture displayed has folkloric paintings. Written on back: "Patio at our home - 3530 Yauree Dr. - 1945"
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of women]

Description: Photograph of a group of 8 women: Lucy Powell, Polly Cummings, Miss Acheson, Ruth Peterson, Virginia French, Verne Lou Moore, Mary K. Barnett, and Nancy Roberts.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph

[Old Mag(1)]

Description: Photograph of a head shot of a mule, Old Mag, owned by the father of the photographer.
Date: 1944
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[HBSS Jailed for Wearin' Shoes]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of Joe Clark, HBSS "Jailed For Wearin' Shoes." This photo appears on page 741 along with 25 others in a 22 page article, "Home Folk Around Historic Cumberland Gap," in the December 1943 issue of National Geographic. Copies of which can be found in this Clark Family Collection and also in the Joe Clark, HBSS Scrapbook. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS
Date: 1943
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

Shoes in a Circle

Description: Photograph of a young couple at a Molasses Stir-off in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Published in National Geographic Magazine. December 1943. Page 766. Captioned: Playing “Shoes in a Circle” by Moonlight is Mirthful Sport After sides are chosen, the competitors take off their shoes and mix them willy-nilly on the ground. A signal starts a wild scramble in which everybody tries to find and put on his own footgear. The team first properly shod wins. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 5800
Date: 1943
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Erma Welch on her Porch(1)]

Description: Photograph of Erma Welch mounted along with a poem by HBBS, Joe Clark. In the image, Welch sits balancing a wooden chair from her toes, hands in her lap wearing a floral dress, looking at the camera smiling. Behind Welch is a wall made of wood with coats and other items hanging from hooks. The pictured woman is named as Buela Welch on the sleeve containing the negative while also being named Erma Welch in Joe Clark's photography books. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7314
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

Aunt China and Uncle Harv

Description: Photograph of Aunt China and Uncle Harv Sparks in their home living room. Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Narrative by Junebug Clark. China and Harv spent their lives together in this two room log cabin. No electricity. No Central Heat. No indoor plumbing, but all together they had a lot. Joe Clark’s wife, Bernice, would often tell the story of her first trip outside of Michigan, her honeymoon with Joe, and the day and night they spent with Aunt China and Uncle Harv. “It was getting late and Joe and I retired to the spare room,” Bernice would start. “Aunt Chinahanded me a coal oil lantern and a feather down quilt. As I started to close the door to their spare room, Aunt China, sensing that I fet a long way from home, bent toward me and whispered, “Now Bernice, if there is anything you need while you are here, do not hesitate to ask. Because Harv and I can show you how to get along without it.” Jb. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7305-11p
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Aunt China and Uncle Harv (2)]

Description: Photograph of Aunt China and Uncle Harv Sparks in their home living room. Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Narrative by Junebug Clark. China and Harv spent their lives together in this two room log cabin. No electricity. No Central Heat. No indoor plumbing, but all together they had a lot. Joe Clark’s wife, Bernice, would often tell the story of her first trip outside of Michigan, her honeymoon with Joe, and the day and night they spent with Aunt China and Uncle Harv. “It was getting late and Joe and I retired to the spare room,” Bernice would start. “Aunt Chinahanded me a coal oil lantern and a feather down quilt. As I started to close the door to their spare room, Aunt China, sensing that I fet a long way from home, bent toward me and whispered, “Now Bernice, if there is anything you need while you are here, do not hesitate to ask. Because Harv and I can show you how to get along without it.” Jb. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7305-11p Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Uncle Wylie and Aunt Nora Treece]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of Uncle Wylie and Aunt Nora Treece on their front porch in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. There is quite a bit of information to be found about this couple in the National Geographic December 1943 issue "Home Folk Around Historic Cumberland Gap" which can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS
Date: 1942
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Buildings lined with lights]

Description: Photograph of tall buildings illuminated by strands of lights placed along the edges of the buildings. There is a Christmas tree also covered in lights as well as a pool of water visible in the foreground.
Date: [1947..1960]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph

[Restaurant without guests]

Description: Photograph of a dining room at a restaurant or hotel with numerous tables and place settings set. There is buffet along the back wall and a large marlin mounted above a fireplace in the background of the photo.
Date: [1947..1960]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph

[Cars, bicycle, and child]

Description: Photograph of automobiles parked in a parking lot. There is a woman waiting in a convertible in the foreground while a child peaks out from behind the vehicle. There is a bicycle parked on the sidewalk. Homes are visible across the street in the background of the photo.
Date: [1947..1955]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Working on Canadian Farm]

Description: Photograph of a boy working on a farm in Canada. He wears overalls and forks hay while a Colley stands nearby. Rolling hills and trees make up the background.
Date: August 22, 1946
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Third war loan rally in Detroit]

Description: Photograph of the third war loan rally in front of the JL Hudson store in Detroit, Michigan. The rally was to promote the war bond effort.
Date: 1943
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Third war loan rally]

Description: Photograph of the third war loan rally that took place on Woodward Avenue outside of JL Hudson's department store in Detroit, Michigan. The rally was held to promote war bond sales.
Date: 1943
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

The Whittler

Description: Photograph of an unidentified boy whittling on a log in front of a wooden watermill.
Date: July 1940
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Outhouse at Have Lamont Smith's Farm]

Description: Photograph of what appears to be an outhouse on the farm of Have Lamont Smith in Canada. A hand can be seen opening the wooden door. This image appeared in Joe Clark's book "Tennessee Hill Folk."
Date: 1947
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Ice Skating]

Description: Photograph of children ice skating outside in Michigan. Some children can be seen sledding down a hill in the distance.
Date: April 4, 1945
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph

Temptation

Description: Photograph of Erma Welch sitting in a wooden chair on her porch in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The pictured woman is named as Buela Welch on the sleeve containing the negative while also being named Erma Welch in Joe Clark's photography books.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph