[Grinning couple at Molasses Stir-off]

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Photograph of a young couple grinning as they sample molasses off of sop sticks. This photograph was taken at a molasses stir-off in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS LIFE Magazine Photos" page 20. Also, 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. Clark PhotoFile: 6541

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

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Clark, Joe 194u.

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Photograph of a young couple grinning as they sample molasses off of sop sticks. This photograph was taken at a molasses stir-off in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS LIFE Magazine Photos" page 20. Also, 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. Clark PhotoFile: 6541

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

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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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[Grinning couple]

Photograph of a young couple smiling as they taste sorghum molasses from shortened stalks of sorghum cane called sop sticks.

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  • 194u

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • June 22, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Grinning couple at Molasses Stir-off], photograph, 194u; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499754/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.