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[Portrait of Girls]

Description: Portrait of two young girls, one wearing a striped dress and sitting on a chair covered with hay, and the other wearing a dark dress and standing next to her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shreves & Murray
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Mary Louise Hanrick]

Description: Portrait of Mary Louise Hanrick at 12 years old wearing an elaborate costume and posing dramatically. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Mary Louise Hanrick, born June 26, 1908, Waco to Ripley Arnold Hanrick and Mary Louise Prescott." The photo was taken at the Texas Cotton Palace in Waco.
Date: 1920
Creator: Boyd Photo
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of a baby sitting on a cushioned chair, with an young girl standing next to her, both of them wearing white dresses. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Kate & Irene, 18 mos., 3 1/2 yrs."
Date: unknown
Creator: Favorite Photo Gallery
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Girls]

Description: Postcard of two girls wearing dresses and large bows in their hair, with one sitting on a tall stool and the other standing next to her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alamo Electric Studio
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of two young girls standing on either side of a baby sitting on a wicker chair, with a painted backdrop behind them. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Kiker family album."
Date: unknown
Creator: Buckingham
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Crying Girl]

Description: Brown monochromatic postcard depicting a girl in a dress, apron and straw hat who is crying and standing next to a boy who wears shorts, a jacket and a tie. They are standing buy a house. Below them is written, "You're the only girl I ever loved - but I can't keep telling you so all the time." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas, S. Mill St. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Apr 24, 1907.
Date: 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Children Walking to School]

Description: Photograph of two children walking away from the camera in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1940'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. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS Scrapbook" pages 16-18. The Detroit News Pictorial. May 11, 1941. Going to School in the Tennessee Hills Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 0001-90
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Three Girls]

Description: Photograph of three young girls standing together, possibly in Lynchburg or Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. The girl in the center is identified as Eloise Cline, and the other girls are Patricia Cline (back) and Christine Hill (front).
Date: October 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Showing Young Girl a Tree Frog]

Description: Photograph of a Young Boy Showing Young Girl a Tree Frog. The boy is Junebug Clark with a cousin from South Carolina. Photo was made on the Clark Family Farm in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 0000-0019-17
Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sorghum Harvest]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014: Young girl in a field of sorghum. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Either 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 the NBC Today Show 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. Most news of the changes in the outside world was learned, they say, “By looking at pictures in the Sears catalogs.” They farmed steep and rolling hillsides of very poor land. In most of America, to help in the war effort, the rationing of food and other essentials was prevalent. Very few of these Tennessee mountaineers and hill folk had homes with electricity. None with indoor plumbing. Water came from wells which ...
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Harvest Time]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014 Young girl in a field of Sorghum. The sorghum has been stripped and the stalks are ready to harvest. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Either 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 the NBC Today Show 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. Most news of the changes in the outside world was learned, they say, “By looking at pictures in the Sears catalogs.” They farmed steep and rolling hillsides of very poor land. In most of America, to help in the war effort, the rationing of food and other essentials was prevalent. Very few of these Tennessee mountaineers and hill folk had ...
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Unknown girl]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was taken during the late 1930s. Hamtramck, Michigan is a small town and Polish community surrounded by the city of Detroit. The girl in this photo is unknown to me, but the neighborhood is definitely Hamtramck. Photo by: Bernice Clark
Date: 193u
Creator: Clark, Bernice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections