[Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving for the church(1)]

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Photograph of Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving the home of John Brown. The couple is making their way to the Sunny View Methodist Church for their wedding. Dove holds the gate open as Hazel Petrey lifts her skirt to avoid dirt on the hem. There is another unknown man visible on the porch of the house leaning on a support beam. Narrative by Junebug Clark: More images and information can be found in the July 28, 1941 issue of Life Magazine, pages 82-85 in the story “Life Magazine Goes to a Kentucky Wedding.” Also in the Joe Clark, HSSS ... continued below

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

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Clark, Joe June 15, 1941.

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  • Main Title: [Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving for the church(1)]
  • Series Title: Mountain Wedding

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Photograph of Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving the home of John Brown. The couple is making their way to the Sunny View Methodist Church for their wedding. Dove holds the gate open as Hazel Petrey lifts her skirt to avoid dirt on the hem. There is another unknown man visible on the porch of the house leaning on a support beam. Narrative by Junebug Clark: More images and information can be found in the July 28, 1941 issue of Life Magazine, pages 82-85 in the story “Life Magazine Goes to a Kentucky Wedding.” Also in the Joe Clark, HSSS book “Country Wedding" published in 1974. Additionally a 1982 photo of Hazel and Gilbert can be found in Joe’s Tennessee Scrapbook. All are in this Clark Family Collection. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS

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

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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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[Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving for the church]

Photograph of Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving for the Sunny View Methodist Church to get married. They are departing from the home of John Brown where the bridal party prepared for the ceremony. Dove holds the gate open as Petrey lifts her skirt to avoid dirt on the hem. Narrative by Junebug Clark: More images and information can be found in the July 28, 1941 issue of Life Magazine, pages 82-85 in the story “Life Magazine Goes to a Kentucky Wedding.” Also in the Joe Clark, HBSS book “Country Wedding," published in 1974. Additionally a 1982 photo of Hazel and Gilbert can be found in Joe’s Tennessee Scrapbook. All are in the Clark Family Photography Collection.

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  • June 15, 1941

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • June 19, 2017, 4:57 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Gilbert Dove and Hazel Petrey leaving for the church(1)], photograph, June 15, 1941; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499380/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.