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[Slingshot John Milligan Fixes a Messy Omelet (1)]

Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting an egg that was being dropped over a skillet. In the image a lady on the left is holding a skillet under an egg that Milligan has shot through with a slingshot while it was in mid-air. Narrative by Junebug Clark: "Marksman at 25 Paces Fixes a Messy Omelet" is the title given to the story and this photo that appears full page in Life Magazine. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 8001-80
Date: January 17, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Joe Clark HBSS Studio in Highland Park, Michigan]

Description: Photograph of Joe Clark's studio in Highland Park, a city within the boudries of Detroit. The studio is littered with magazines, cameras, and other photography equipment. There is an unknown man sitting in a chair at the far end of the hall of the studio. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Located at 20 Bartlett in Highland Park, Michigan it was where a lot of the Slingshot Milligan Photos and many others were made in the 50s and 60s Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Stan Kenton and Jim Conkling

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton seated behind a piano with Jim Conkling, who is holding a pen and leaning over to look at something on top of the piano. Behind them, another man is visible through a window.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mihn, Charlie
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Table at WBAP-TV Station]

Description: Photograph of a table at the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas. The table features signs that read "Channel 5" and "WBAP TV." Lights on either side of the image shine on the table.
Date: 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Studio in Westcliff

Description: Photograph taken from inside the studio of Byrd Williams, III in Westcliff, Texas, looking out the front window. A car is parked outside the studio and houses are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Kid photog]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: June 25, 1987
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[WBAP-TV Employee Poses next to a Camera]

Description: Photograph of an employee posing next to a camera at the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas. The camera reads: "Star Telegram, WBAP-TV Television." A board with weather information is visible in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[WBAP-TV Workers]

Description: Photograph of WBAP-TV workers at the newsroom in Fort Worth, Texas. Two men work at typewriters next to a cluttered desk. A closet with books and clothing can be seen behind them.
Date: 1968
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[WBAP-TV Workers]

Description: Photograph of WBAP-TV workers at the newsroom in Fort Worth, Texas. Two men work at typewriters next to a cluttered desk. A closet with clothing and books can be seen behind them.
Date: 1968
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Recording Equipment at WBAP-TV]

Description: Photograph of an individual piece of audio-visual recording equipment at the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas. The machine edits live video and audio feeds from the station.
Date: 1952
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Recording Equipment at WBAP-TV]

Description: Photograph of an individual piece of audio-visual recording equipment at the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas. The machine edits live video and audio feeds from the station.
Date: 1952
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man with RCA TK-30 Camera at WBAP-TV Station]

Description: Photograph of a man at the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas. He wears a suit and tie, and he poses by an RCA TK-30 camera which reads "Star Telegram, WBAP-TV Television." A board with weather information can be seen in the background.
Date: 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[John Milligan prepares to scramble and egg with his Slingshot]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS LIFE Magazine Photos" starting page 313. “February 03, 1961. Life Magazine pages 80-83. Slingshot Milligan. Messy Omelet - Deadeye Slinger.” Photograph of an unidentified female waitress and John Milligan preparing for a difficult and dangerous shot. The goal, to scramble an egg as it is released from the fingers of the waitress and falls toward the frying pan. In the image the woman is standing near the camera holding an egg over a skillet while Milligan is aiming a slingshot 25 paces away in the very back of the room. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications and in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 8001-69
Date: January 17, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[T.V. Circus]

Description: Photograph of two camera men shooting four elephants on a WBAP-TV sound stage.
Date: October 10, 1948
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[T.V. Circus]

Description: Photograph of a WBAP-TV camera man shooting a circus trainer and four elephants.
Date: October 10, 1948
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Lever Brothers in studio 1]

Description: Photograph of representatives consisting of men and women from Lever Brothers company in a WBAP studio. Nine men and women are seated in folding chairs. Another man and woman are standing underneath a boom microphone. The woman is holding another microphone attached to a cord and appears to be explaining something to the man. There are seven men and four women in the photograph, all are wearing professional, business attire.
Date: 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections