[Couples Dancing at the Molasses Stir-off]

One of 105 photographs in the series: Tennessee Molasses Stir-off available on this site.

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Photograph of numerous couples dancing at the molasses stir-off, with people watching from the background and a couple kissing in the foreground. This image is mounted to the left of a poem by Joe Clark, titled "Youth." Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS LIFE Magazine Photos" page 20 and in the November 13, 1950. Life Magazine pages 156-160. Stir-off Time in Tennessee. Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 16 in.

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Clark, Joe 194u.

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Photograph of numerous couples dancing at the molasses stir-off, with people watching from the background and a couple kissing in the foreground. This image is mounted to the left of a poem by Joe Clark, titled "Youth." Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS LIFE Magazine Photos" page 20 and in the November 13, 1950. Life Magazine pages 156-160. Stir-off Time in Tennessee. Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 16 in.

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Digitization of this item was sponsored by a grant from The Headliners Foundation.

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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

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • June 8, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Couples Dancing at the Molasses Stir-off], photograph, 194u; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499277/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.