[A Country Gal]

One of 1,399 photographs in the series: Joe Clark, HBSS, 1939-1989 available on this site.

Description

Photograph of a woman in a light colored dress and a well used hat in a country setting. The woman is barefoot and is holding an axe; attempting to clip her toenails with the tool. In the middle ground of the photograph, a puppy can be seen. This photo is normally paired with the photo called "A City Gal" and the following poem. A city gal paints her toe nails And makes them look so swell A country gal just chops them off And lets them go to hell. hbss

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1 Photograph : Double-weight silver print; 11x14 in.

Creation Information

Clark, Joe 194u.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Clark Family Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 57 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of a woman in a light colored dress and a well used hat in a country setting. The woman is barefoot and is holding an axe; attempting to clip her toenails with the tool. In the middle ground of the photograph, a puppy can be seen. This photo is normally paired with the photo called "A City Gal" and the following poem.

A city gal paints her toe nails
And makes them look so swell
A country gal just chops them off
And lets them go to hell.
hbss

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1 Photograph : Double-weight silver print; 11x14 in.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_AR0749-164-010
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1-143
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc286559

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Clark Family Photography Collection

This seminal work of visual storytelling represents the extensive Clark family archives from the golden age of American photography. Their work has featured in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Look and Newsweek.

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  • 194u

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 17, 2014, 1:44 a.m.

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  • June 8, 2016, 11:59 a.m.

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Clark, Joe. [A Country Gal], photograph, 194u; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc286559/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.