Proof: Photographs from Four Generations of a Texas Family

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"The Byrd Williams Collection at the University of North Texas contains more than 10,000 prints and 300,000 negatives, accumulated by four generations of Texas photographers, all named Byrd Moore Williams. Beginning in the 1880s in Gainesville, the four Byrds photographed customers in their studios, urban landscapes, crime scenes, Pancho Villa's soldiers, televangelists, and whatever aroused their unpredictable and wide-ranging curiosity. When Byrd IV sat down to choose a selection from this dizzying array, he came face to face with the nature of mortality and memory, his own and his family's. In some cases these photos are the only evidence remaining ... continued below

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viii, 213 p. : col. ill.

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Williams, Byrd M., IV November 2016.

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"The Byrd Williams Collection at the University of North Texas contains more than 10,000 prints and 300,000 negatives, accumulated by four generations of Texas photographers, all named Byrd Moore Williams. Beginning in the 1880s in Gainesville, the four Byrds photographed customers in their studios, urban landscapes, crime scenes, Pancho Villa's soldiers, televangelists, and whatever aroused their unpredictable and wide-ranging curiosity. When Byrd IV sat down to choose a selection from this dizzying array, he came face to face with the nature of mortality and memory, his own and his family's. In some cases these photos are the only evidence remaining that someone lived and breathed on this earth"--Amazon. The contents include: Foreword : One bright thread / Roy Flukinger -- Photographs : The family album -- Landscape -- Postcard -- The Great Depression -- Studio -- People -- Non-people -- Violence and religion in Texas -- Night -- Afterword : Palimpsest / Anne Wilkes Tucker.

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viii, 213 p. : col. ill.

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  • OCLC: 951227321 | External Link
  • ISBN: 9781574416565
  • ISBN: 1574416561
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 2016025861
  • Call Number: TR650 .U55 2016
  • URL: https://untpress.unt.edu/catalog/3718 External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc947737

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Williams, Byrd M., IV. Proof: Photographs from Four Generations of a Texas Family, book, November 2016; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc947737/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Press.