[The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald]

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Photograph of a draw bridge and two photos of emergency workers moving bodies on gurneys. The reverse of the three mounted photographs is inscribed with the words, "Edmond[sic] Fitzgerald rescue workers." The Edmund Fitzgerald was a commercial hauling ship that sunk on November 10th, 1975 in Lake Superior in Canadian waters. The shipwreck is located 17 miles north-west of Whitefish Point.

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

Creation Information

Clark, Joe 1975.

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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 14 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of a draw bridge and two photos of emergency workers moving bodies on gurneys. The reverse of the three mounted photographs is inscribed with the words, "Edmond[sic] Fitzgerald rescue workers." The Edmund Fitzgerald was a commercial hauling ship that sunk on November 10th, 1975 in Lake Superior in Canadian waters. The shipwreck is located 17 miles north-west of Whitefish Point.

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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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  • 1975

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • April 7, 2015, 2:28 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald], photograph, 1975; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499833/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.