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Children by School

Description: Copy negative of two images, the top image is of a big group of children standing outside of a school, right out front of the school the ground is covered in dirt and rocks. The bottom image seems to be of a different group of children standing in the same spot, and to their right an older woman who is probably their teacher, is standing with them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

David Ater by Gas Regulator

Description: Copy negative of toddler David Ater standing by pipes in an open field at Berry Ranch in Clyde, Texas. He is wearing just a hat, a diaper and shoes. In the background there are trees as well as mounds of dirt.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Kids Playing Football

Description: Copy negativeo of Tommy Cook and his friends. there are two images in the negative, the first one shows five kids playing football in a neighborhood. two of them are wearing football helmets, and in the background there is an automobile, houses and trees. The second image shows a group of children around a table that has a cake on it. One of the children is holding a football. In the background there are houses and an automobile parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

['Round and 'Round]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014 Stir-off Time, the harvesting of sorghum and the process of extracting out its juices and boiling it down into molasses was a day and night process that brought families, neighbors and friends together for this last social event in the Fall season. Besides sharing in the labor they also shared in fun and dance as local musicians came to play as did many of the single folk used this as an opportunity to meet and court. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Most of them on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or in Cumberland Gap on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel. More information about these images can be found in scrapbooks in the Clark Family Collection at the University of North Texas Special Collections Library. Specifically in a Detroit news pictorial article published December 13, 1942 titles "stir-off party" where mountaineers make molasses and merriment. Also in life magazine published November 13, 1950 [page 156] titled “Stir-off Time in Tennessee, Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils.’ Also in the library is NBC Today Show video taped story on Joe Clark HBSS by Bob Dotson. It features Joe Clark returning to Cumberland Gap Tennessee to photograph a molasses stir off taking place in the same location as some of these photographs and attended by some of the same people in the early 1980s. Let me briefly set the scene of the time and era that these photos were made. World War II was raging. Television did not exist. Radio reception sporadic in this mountain country. School was held only three months a year mostly during the winter months. ...
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cleopatra Houston

Description: Photograph of Cleopatra Houston. She is wearing a dark skirt and light-colored top. She is leaning back and laughing. She is standing on a porch and there is a wooden shutter behind her.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Baby in a Basket

Description: Photograph of a baby sleeping in a wicker clothes basket. The baby is dressed in white and on top of a white pillow. The photograph is within an oval at the top of a white vertical postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Children in Yard

Description: Copy negative of Myrtle Stevens, five unknown children, and two unknown women standing in a yard. The children are standing in staggered rows and several of them are barefoot. trees are in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

School Children by School

Description: Copy negative of William J Cummings, Sr. and many school children standing and sitting outside a school building. All of them are divided into four rows. In the background there is a door to the school building and hats are hanging on the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children Playing

Description: Copy negative of two pictures, in the picture are William Edward and Mary Evelyn Perkins. The top picture is of three young children and a baby sitting on the grass. In the background there are houses, trees and a road. The bottom picture is of a group of children sitting and standing in two rows, two of the children are holding dogs. In the background a house is partially visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children with Doll and Dog

Description: Photograph of two children, one boy and one girl. The boy is on the right side of the frame with his hands on a dark dog that is facing him. The girl stands on his right wearing a white dress with white tights and a white bow in her hair. Her hand is on a stroller that contains a doll and blanket. Both stand next to the wall of a building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Pickling Display]

Description: Photograph of the pickling display at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A boy in a red hat and gray shirt stands next to the display touching one of the jars of pickles. A man in a tan cowboy hat and blue shirt is sitting behind the display table surrounded by other jars of pickles and equipment. Another boy sitting behind a table and a white gate are also visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Shingle Splitting]

Description: Photograph of a young girl splitting shingles with an axe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man is standing next to her and piles of wood and another man are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[One-Room School]

Description: Photograph of two boys sitting at desks in the one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. There is a small chalkboard sitting on top of the desk and they are holding feather pens.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Reenactor at Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of a reenactor sitting next to a child in front of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The reenactor is dressed in a navy uniform and hat and the fort and other people are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Kids Day at Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of a line of eight people facing a man dressed in a navy uniform at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a green shirt and is sitting in front of a piano. The people are holding wooden guns next to their sides and standing in front of the Frontier Fort. There are tables and other people visible on the porch of the fort.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections