[Mountain Boy for Life Magazine]

Description

Photograph of Jimmy Powell, taken for Life Magazine. In this image, Powell, also known as "Mountain Boy," is standing on a slope with a rifle under his arm, staring out at the fog and distant, tree-covered hills. Photographs from this series were featured in Life Magazine and titled "Mountain Boy."

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Clark, Joe July 9, 1955.

Context

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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Description

Photograph of Jimmy Powell, taken for Life Magazine. In this image, Powell, also known as "Mountain Boy," is standing on a slope with a rifle under his arm, staring out at the fog and distant, tree-covered hills. Photographs from this series were featured in Life Magazine and titled "Mountain Boy."

Physical Description

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.

Photofile 7023

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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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  • July 9, 1955

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • April 9, 2015, 3:38 p.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Mountain Boy for Life Magazine], photograph, July 9, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499918/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.