[Boys Playing in Creek]

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Photograph of three boys playing in a creek, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. In the image, the boys are wearing pants, but no shirts in a creek lined with rocks and large trees. Narrative by Junebug Clark: We are being taught how to catch fish with our bare hands by Jimmy Powell, far right. In the center is my Detroit cousin Tom Krent who made trips to Tennessee with us. I, Junebug Clark am on the left. Jimmy is showing us how to feel under rocks and catch fish, or craw dads and snapping turtles. We are on my father's farm, ... continued below

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

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Clark, Joe [1950..1959].

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Photograph of three boys playing in a creek, in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. In the image, the boys are wearing pants, but no shirts in a creek lined with rocks and large trees. Narrative by Junebug Clark: We are being taught how to catch fish with our bare hands by Jimmy Powell, far right. In the center is my Detroit cousin Tom Krent who made trips to Tennessee with us. I, Junebug Clark am on the left. Jimmy is showing us how to feel under rocks and catch fish, or craw dads and snapping turtles. We are on my father's farm, "Vertical Acres" fishing in Keg Branch. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 0000-0015-32 mounted on wood

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 20 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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  • [1950..1959]

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • May 23, 2017, 1:27 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Boys Playing in Creek], photograph, [1950..1959]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499760/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.