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[Facsimile of Joe Clark, HBSS, Master Book Pages]

Description: Photographs of hand annotated pages in Joe Clark's published books of photography. From Junebug Clark's introduction: "A collection of pages from Joe Clark, HBSS books that contain handwritten information as to the original photofile numbers or ID information provided by Joe Clark, HBSS or by the individuals in the photographs or by people who knew the them. Most of this information was added during "Joe Clark, HBSS Days" held in Joe's home town, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee usually around the anniversary of his birthday October 4, 1904."
Date: 201u
Creator: Clark, Junebug & Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Uncle John Johnson]

Description: Portrait of John Johnson, posed standing against a low wood fence, visible from the knees up. He wears a dark suit with a patterned bow tie, and pinned to his lapel is a ribbon. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Uncle John Johnson, Union City, Tenn."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Photograph of Sam Rayburn's Grandparents' Home in Tennessee

Description: Photograph of the Waller (Sam Rayburn's grandparents)home in Roane County, Tennessee. Prior to moving to Texas in 1887, Sam Rayburn's parents, William and Martha, along with their children lived with Martha Waller's parents in this house. The wooden house has a large front porch and a brick chimney. Two large trees are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Letter from Travis Winham, February 16, 1875]

Description: A personal letter from Travis Winham to Charles B. Moore covering the following topics: Wiham's daily schedule, Winham's recent trip to to visit family, Winham's local family in Nashiville, marriage advice, and politics. The envelope has a postal stamp saying "Nashiville, Tenn; Feb 24" and a handwritten note reading "Travis Winham; Received March 1st; 1875."
Date: February 16, 1875
Creator: Winham, Travis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Drop by Drop]

Description: The image was created as part of the Story of Jack Daniel's Distillery for the Gardner Advertising Company. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Originally shot as a concept illustrating that Jack Daniel's whiskey is "Charcoal-Mellowed Drop by Drop" Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7305-1
Date: October 1, 1956
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Law License Belonging to Thomas Middlebrook Willis]

Description: Photograph of a law license belonging to Thomas Middlebrook Willis. It reads: "Law School of Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee. To All to Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting: Know Ye, That we, the Professors of the Law School of Cumberland University, having examined Thos. M. Willis, touching his knowledge of the Law, and being satisfied with his attainments; and further, having before us the proofs required by Statue, that he is a man of good moral character and twenty-one years of age; Now, therefore, we, by the authority in us vested, do grant the said Thos. M. Willis, License to Practise Law in all the Courts of the State of Tennessee. Given under our hands, and the Soul of the University, at Lebanon, this 18th day of January 1883." Thomas Middlebrook Willis returned to Texas and opened his practice of law in Abilene, TX.
Date: January 18, 1883
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

A Tribute to Joe Clark's Life and Legacy

Description: Video produced for the 2012 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference about Cumberland Gap, Tennessee and the career of photographer Joe Clark, known as the "Hillbilly Snapshooter." Images of Cumberland Gap and its residents from the 1950s and 2010s are shown. Includes selections from a video interview with Art Hancock titled "Art Hancock Remembers Joe Clark."
Date: 2011
Creator: Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

County map of Kentucky and Tennessee.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Kentucky and Tennessee counties, towns, existing and proposed railroads. Relief shown by hachures. [ca. 1:2,340,000].
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Thomas Benton Starnes]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Benton Starnes at 1204 Dodds Avenue in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He sits cross-legged in the yard in front of a two story house. He wears a suit, tie, and a bowler hat, and there is a potted plant behind him. The house next to 1204 Dodds Avenue can be seen in the background.
Date: [1900..1940]
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Topographical sketch of the environs of Nashville, Tennessee surveyed in the months of March 1862 and Sept. and Dec. 1863 for the information of the Armies of the Ohio and Cumberland under the direction of Capt. N. Michler Corps of Topographical Engrs. U.S.A. by Major John E. Weyss, Capt. J. Earhart and Lieut. [George] Greenwood.

Description: Map shows Nashville, Tennessee common roads, turnpikes, railroads, structures, and land owners' names for the area south of the city during the American Civil War. Includes legend. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1863
Creator: Weyss, J. E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Portrait of Dr. John Berry McFerrin and Grandson]

Description: Portrait of Rev. Dr. McFerrin and grandson visible from the waist up. Dr. McFerrin wears a dark-colored three-piece suit and a bow tie. His grandson, on the left, wears a light-colored suit with a polka dot necktie. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Dr. J. B. McFerrin was the uncle of Mrs. M. F. Barcus. Rev. Dr. John Berry McFerrin. June 15, 1807, Rutherford Co., Tenn. - May 10, 1887, Nashville, Tenn. Noted Methodist pastor."
Date: unknown
Creator: Thuss, W. G. & Thuss, A. J.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Hillbilly Snapshooter

Description: Video of an interview with photographer Joe Clark, known as the "Hillbilly Snapshooter." The video appears to have been produced by a Detroit news station, possibly WJBK, although there is no identifying information. Clark is known for his images of his native Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Many images of rural life in Tennessee taken by Clark are featured throughout the interview with instrumental music, including a surf-rock interpretation of a traditional song, played as accompaniment.
Date: 1961
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Land Grant Indenture Document]

Description: Legal document for an indenture between James Winchester and Israel Moore of Sumner County, Tennessee which grants Moore land when he can pay $100 to the current owner, written October 17th, 1796. There are addenda acknowledging the land transfer, finalized in December, 1797.
Date: December 13, 1797
Creator: Tennessee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections