[Boy Walking on a Foot Bridge]

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Photograph of a young boy walking across a bridge made of planks. In this image, the bridge is built on two logs stretching across the gap, and an older child is standing at the farther end of the bridge. Trees and bushes fill the area around them. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Joe had an urge to photograph the people, things and an era that he felt disappearing. Using his camera he preserved a vanishing way of life. More photos like this can be found in the Joe Clark "Life in Tennessee" scapbook. The original is part of this collection but ... continued below

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

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Clark, Joe 19uu.

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

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Photograph of a young boy walking across a bridge made of planks. In this image, the bridge is built on two logs stretching across the gap, and an older child is standing at the farther end of the bridge. Trees and bushes fill the area around them. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Joe had an urge to photograph the people, things and an era that he felt disappearing. Using his camera he preserved a vanishing way of life. More photos like this can be found in the Joe Clark "Life in Tennessee" scapbook. The original is part of this collection but is also available in pdf form. Page 44 has an article "Collecting Foot Bridges" published June 10, 1943 in the Detroit News Pictorial section containing photos of six foot bridges and an accompaning article. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.

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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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  • 19uu

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  • Feb. 26, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

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  • Jan. 12, 2017, 10:56 a.m.

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Clark, Joe. [Boy Walking on a Foot Bridge], photograph, 19uu; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499927/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.