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[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. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Second from left is my Uncle Junebug (Wade Hampton Clark, Jr.) to the far right my grandfather (Wade Hampton Clark, Sr.). The three young boys seated L to R are my cousin Allen Edwards (son of Troy Edwards and Mabel. Clark), Me (Junebug Clark), and my cousin David Krent (son of Ed Krent (my mother's youngest brother) and Jennie). David made a couple of trips with the Detroit Clark Family to Tennessee. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 0000-0069-27
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[People Outside General Store]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people outside of what appears to be a general store, possibly in Lynchburg or Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. One man sits on a bicycle, and a truck is parked in front. The store has advertisements for Sun Drop Flour and R. C. Cola hanging from the roof.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mountain Boy With Rifle and Accompanying Poem]

Description: Photograph of a Jimmy Powell with a rifle in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. In this photo, the sun is setting in the hills behind Powell, casting him in shadow. This photograph is mounted to the right of a poem by Joe Clark, titled "Sunset on the Mountain." Photographs from this series were featured in Life Magazine and titled "Mountain Boy."
Date: July 9, 1955
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[High-Contrast Winter Skiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of winter skiers clustered into small groups, and taken in such a high contrast as to make the skiers appear to be comprised of only white and black shapes. "Joe Clark, H.B.S.S." is signed in the bottom right corner of the image. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This print is an "Impro" a technique developed by Joe that dropped mid-tones from the final photographic print. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7367-8
Date: January 30, 1957
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mountain Boy]

Description: Photograph of Jimmy Powell standing outside with a rifle, possibly in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Fog and mountains can be seen in the background. A poem titled "The Call of the Mountains" is typed beneath the photo on the mat. Photographs from this series were featured in Life Magazine and titled "Mountain Boy."
Date: July 9, 1955
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Falling Rain]

Description: Photograph of water droplets. In the image, the fast moving droplets look like multiple flying saucers against a black backdrop. Narrative by Junebug Clark: One image out of a series of test images on how to capture Jack Daniel's Whiskey being Charcoal-Mellowed "drop by drop." Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7312
Date: October 19, 1956
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Slingshot John Milligan's wife Holding Balloons as one bursts]

Description: Photograph of a John's wife holding three balloons, one has been shot through by Slingshot John Milligan. In the image the balloon in her right hand has just been popped and the other two are next to be shot. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6335-64
Date: March 22, 1952
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man Plowing Field]

Description: Photograph of a man plowing a field with a donkey, possibly in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. Hills filled with trees make up the background.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man with Dog]

Description: Photograph of a man with a dog standing by a wooden building, possibly in Lynchburg or Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. Trees and other foliage can be seen around the building.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jimmy Powell with Old Tize]

Description: Photograph of Jimmy Powell with his arm around his dog Old Tize, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. In the image, Powell is sitting on the edge of a porch, smiling to something left of the camera. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 7023-0016-13
Date: 1955
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jimmy Powell Catches a Snapping Turtle]

Description: Photograph of Jimmy Powell catching a snapping turtle with his bare hands in Keg Branch, a creek, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. He wears pants, but no shirt, and he holds the turtle by the tail. Rocks and foliage line the sides of the creek. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 9276-0002-19
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Junebug's first steps]

Description: Photograph of Junebug Clark taking his first steps with guidance from his mother, Bernice Clark. There is a poem mounted on the mat entitled "Walking." Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jimmy Powell the Mountain Boy (2)]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of Jimmy Powell, laying down, shirtless, on top a mountain in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. In the image a farm can be seen on the next hill and Powell has a shotgun, almost the size of his body, laying next to him and his hunting dog off in the distance On the bottom of the image, "Lazy Bones," is handwritten. Joe never had photographs of himself growing up in Tennessee. He returned many times to photograph Jimmy and create an "Autobiographical" series of what Joe recalled his life to be. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7023-0053-2
Date: July 9, 1955
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ice Skaters in New York City]

Description: Photograph of people ice skating at Central Park in New York City. In the image multiple groups of people cling to each other as they glide a long the ice on skates. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7126-0004-22
Date: January 1956
Creator: Clark, Joe
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Vehicles Stuck in Flood Water]

Description: Photograph of three commercial vehicles stuck in the flood waters from Detroit's worst flood in 1957. In the image the bus driver is sticking his body out the driver window, another man sits on top his truck's cabin, while the other crouches on top the container of his truck. More vehicles can be seen being held back by a police car from the rising waters.
Date: July 22, 1957
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[World's Youngest Press Photographer]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified Detroit Times Editor with Junebug Clark. They walk outside of the Detroit Times building, wearing jackets. Junebug held a position as a paid staff photographer for nine months before being "fired" for the newspaper breaking child labor laws. The newswires picked up on this "World's Youngest Press Photographer" being fired and his career took off. This picture was taken for Life magazine. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6961-0007-7
Date: May 10, 1955
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man Working on Farm]

Description: Photograph of a man working on a farm, possibly in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. He sits by a machine that is attached to a horse. Other individuals can be seen in the background.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Franklin D. Roosevelt Wright]

Description: Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt Wright in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. He wears overalls and carries a pail. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile:7305-R19-30
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Boys at Detroit Art Institute]

Description: Photograph of two boys at the Detroit Art Institute. They sit on the ground with large pieces of paper and what appears to be clay, looking upward at a statue of a donkey. Photo by Bernice Clark. Clark PhotoFile: 7069-0034-31
Date: October 1955
Creator: Clark, Bernice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Slingshot John Milligan Unleashing His Milligan Special]

Description: Photograph of Slingshot John Milligan Unleashing His Milligan Special. This photo appears on page 83 of the Life Magazine listed below. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6335-83
Date: March 22, 1952
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Girl and Boy in One Room School House]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified girl and boy in a schoolhouse in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. The girl stands up on a platform, looking forward, while the boy reads at a table. A poem titled "Friday Afternoon" is typed below the image on the mat. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Ruby Lucile (Killian) Keck and Otto Walker at Locust Grove School. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections