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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting]

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Photo was made during the Michigan Annual Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. 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: 0000-0003-8
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[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (1)]

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (1)]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan is being backlight causing his body to be silhouetted while he stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was made at the AnnualMichigan Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. Slingshots always won and with Slingshot Milligan on hand victory was assured. 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. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 6280-15
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[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (2)]

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (2)]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan is being backlight causing his body to be silhouetted while he stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was made at the AnnualMichigan Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. Slingshots always won and with Slingshot Milligan on hand victory was assured. 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: 6280-15
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[Slingshot hunter with rabbit]

[Slingshot hunter with rabbit]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of a hunter holding up a rabbit he bagged with his slingshot. In the image, the hunter wearing winter hunting gear is holding a rabbit in one arm and his sling shot in the other as he goes through snow covered bushes. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6280-44
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[Various shots from the Country Store]

[Various shots from the Country Store]

Date: September 5, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Four photographs depicting various scenes from the Country Store in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee.
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[Commencement Announcement for North Texas State College, May 24, 1951]

[Commencement Announcement for North Texas State College, May 24, 1951]

Date: May 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: A graduation card from the President. Printed on the card are the words, "President and Mrs. McConnell At Home Honoring the Graduating Classes. On Thursday Evening, May 24 Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-One. Union Building Dancing. Eight to Ten."
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[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 24, 1951]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, August 24, 1951]

Date: Summer 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1951. Printed on the cover are the words, "Summer Commencement of North Texas. Denton, Texas. Friday August Twenty-Fourth Nineteenth Hundred and Fifty-One at Eight O'Clock in the Evening. The Men's Gymnasium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
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[Commencement Program for North Texas State College Corrected Copy, February 1951]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College Corrected Copy, February 1951]

Date: Summer 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1951. Printed on the cover are the words, "Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Corrected Copy. Thursday, February Nineteenth Hundred and Fifty-One AT Three o clock in the Afternoon. The Mens Gymnasium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
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[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, June 3, 1951]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, June 3, 1951]

Date: June 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1951. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Baccalaureate Service of North Texas State College Denton, Texas. Sunday, June Third Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-One At Eleven o'Clock in the Morning The Men's Gymnasium."
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[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, June 3, 1951]

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, June 3, 1951]

Date: June 3, 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1951. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Sixty-First Annual Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, June Third Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-One At Eight o'Clock in the Evening. The Men's Gymnasium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
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The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State College, 1951

The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State College, 1951

Date: 1951
Creator: North Texas State College
Description: Yearbook for North Texas State College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Indexes start on page 498.
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The Visitor

The Visitor

Date: 1951
Creator: Sampley, Arthur & Minter, George
Description: Sheet music for "The Visitor," for tenor voice. The poem is written by Arthur Sampley and the music is by George Minter. The lyrics concern a dream wherein a man encounters the boy he once was - interested in freedom, truth, love, and fame instead of the heavenly.
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[Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Membership Records: 881-996]

[Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Membership Records: 881-996]

Date: 1951-04-01/1953-03-31
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Description: Compiled membership records for the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution from April 1, 1951 through March 31, 1953 (member numbers 881 through 996). The materials include original applications and supporting documentation that accompanied the paperwork.
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[News Clip: Chute Shop]

[News Clip: Chute Shop]

Date: August 15, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story about the inner workings of the Parachute Shop at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth. Various airmen are shown making, testing, and packing parachutes for future use.
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[News Clip: Cool Job]

[News Clip: Cool Job]

Date: August 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about men working in an ice cream factory.
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[News Clip: Fish Tales]

[News Clip: Fish Tales]

Date: August 15, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story about Paul Blackwell's successful fishing trip. The footage shows him describing to his friends Walter Glaze, Russell Young, and Paul Longley, how big the fish he caught were. He then proceeds to show them the fish. Title from script.
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[News Clip: Football]

[News Clip: Football]

Date: August 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the start of football practice for the Carswell Air Force Base Bombers team. The footage shows the players receiving their equipment and running football drills. Title from script.
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[News Clip: German Educator On Texas Visit]

[News Clip: German Educator On Texas Visit]

Date: August 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story about Doctor Elfriede Mueller, an educator of women in Germany, meeting with Janet Straiton and Inge Patterson in Fort Worth. The footage shows Dr. Mueller meeting with other women, and being interviewed. She can be heard in the interview, halfway through the film.
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[News Clip: Giants in Dallas For Pro Grid Tilt]

[News Clip: Giants in Dallas For Pro Grid Tilt]

Date: August 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story about the New York Giants playing an exhibition football game in Dallas. The footage shows several plays during practice and features Tom Landry punting the ball.
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[News Clip: Golden Girls]

[News Clip: Golden Girls]

Date: August 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story about a beauty contest at Texas League ballparks around the state, celebrating the golden anniversary of minor league baseball in America. The footage shows the ladies exiting a plane, then recieving honorary deputy sheriff papers. Title from script.
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[News Clip: Heat Strike]

[News Clip: Heat Strike]

Date: August 17, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story about a strike by Fort Worth telephone switchboard employees due to a lack of air conditioning in telephone offices during a heat wave. The footage shows switchboard employees standing in lines outside, and images of fans blowing over ice cubes. Title from script.
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[News Clip: High School Cheer Leaders At Clinic]

[News Clip: High School Cheer Leaders At Clinic]

Date: August 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story about a "yell school" for cheerleaders at SMU. The footage shows feats including pyramids, rolling, and various attempts at balancing.
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[News Clip: Ladies Day (Powder Puff Derby)]

[News Clip: Ladies Day (Powder Puff Derby)]

Date: August 16, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Powder Puff Derby, an annual all-female air race. The 1951 race began in Santa Ana, California and the entrants raced to Detroit, Michigan. This clip shows the racers making a mandatory stop at Meachum Field in Fort Worth, Texas.
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[News Clip: New State Fair Building]

[News Clip: New State Fair Building]

Date: August 15, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a story about the construction of a new livestock building at the State Fair in Dallas. The footage shows the buildings installing giant wooden beams. Title from script.
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