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A Tribute to Joe Clark's Life and Legacy

Description: Video produced for the 2012 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference about Cumberland Gap, Tennessee and the career of photographer Joe Clark, known as the "Hillbilly Snapshooter." Images of Cumberland Gap and its residents from the 1950s and 2010s are shown. Includes selections from a video interview with Art Hancock titled "Art Hancock Remembers Joe Clark."
Date: 2011
Creator: Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Hillbilly Snapshooter

Description: Video of an interview with photographer Joe Clark, known as the "Hillbilly Snapshooter." The video appears to have been produced by a Detroit news station, possibly WJBK, although there is no identifying information. Clark is known for his images of his native Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Many images of rural life in Tennessee taken by Clark are featured throughout the interview with instrumental music, including a surf-rock interpretation of a traditional song, played as accompaniment.
Date: 1961
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections