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[Armed Moonshiners Pause for a Drink in Woods]

Description: Photograph of four moonshiners standing in a wooded area, somewhere near Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. One man holds a gun, and another drinks from a jug. Junebug Clark narrative: Story was that moonshine was so potent and strong that the moonshiners would take turns holding a gun on each other to force them to take a drink. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 0013-57
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Armed Moonshiners Pause for a Drink in Woods (2)]

Description: Photograph of four moonshiners standing in a wooded area, somewhere near Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. One man holds a gun, and another drinks from a jug. Junebug Clark narrative: Story was that moonshine was so potent and strong that the moonshiners would take turns holding a gun on each other to force them to take a drink. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 0013-57
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Automobile Worker]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified United Auto Worker at an automobile plant in Detroit, Michigan during the 1950's. He poses for his picture wearing a hat, goggles, gloves, and a dark work shirt. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Baptising in Olde Towne Creek]

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.Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from 1938 and is shot in Red Hill, Tennessee. 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. The Reverend Hugh Vancel, performing the baptism, 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. 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 Photo by: Joe Clark, ...
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Blacksmith Shop]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, including a boy, working in a blacksmith shop in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The men work on constructing wooden wheels. Narrative by Junebug Clark: There is a lot of information and photos to be found here on Alex and Wade Cline's Village Blacksmith. Search Joe Clark's Life In Tennessee Scrapbook (available as a searchable pdf) for stories from the day as well as National Geographic December 1943 (also in the scrapbook. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 0005-10
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Blacksmith Shop]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, including a boy, working in a blacksmith shop in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The men appear to work on building three wagon wheels, and many others lie on the ground. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Joe always referred to this photo taken at Alex Cline's Blacksmith Shop as, "Assembly Line Country Style" Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Boy Fishing with Accompanying Poem "Education"]

Description: Photograph of a boy named Gene fishing in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee in the 1950's. He stands on a plank over the water, using a sapling as a fishing pole. Below the image is a poem titled "Education." Nature’s simple secrets Can hide in quiet pools And Life’s greatest lessons Are not all learned in schools. hbss Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Boy on Farm]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified boy working on a farm in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. He holds a pile of sorguhm cane, and a horse stands behind him. Here he is running sorgum cane through a press to extract the juice to be boiled down at the Mollassess Stir-off. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Boy Working on Farm]

Description: Photograph of a boy hoeing weeds in a hillside corn field, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. In the image mountains full of trees make up the background. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 1-38
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Boys and Men on Porch]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and boys sitting together on the front porch of a house. In the image, the older men are smoking and drinking while the younger ones sit around watching. The laughing group seem to be related to on another.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Children in Circle]

Description: Photograph of a group of children standing in a circle and holding hands, possibly in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. One girl stands outside of the circle, and another girl runs around it. The children appear to be playing at the bottom of a hill.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe

[Children Walking]

Description: Photograph of two children walking away from the camera, possibly in Cumberland Gap or Lynchburg, Tennessee during the 1950's. A girl wearing a bonnet walks on the left, and a younger boy wearing a straw hat walks on the right, slightly behind the girl.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe