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Portrait of Man with Snakes

Portrait of Man with Snakes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative portrait of a man holding two snakes while sitting in a chair. He is wearing a suit and hat. The photograph was taken by a photographer with Rodden Studio.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Description: This book serves as a "treatise on insect and animal life" (p. 4) in and around San Antonio, Texas. It discusses the life patterns and behavior of Texas insects, fish, reptiles and other animals, as well as the hunting practices of the time, all in great detail and with accompanying photographs.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
Rainbow in the Morning

Rainbow in the Morning

Date: 1975
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including work songs, reptile myths, ballads and other folk songs of the South. The index begins on page 185.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
[Program for the Reptile Garden in San Antonio, Texas]

[Program for the Reptile Garden in San Antonio, Texas]

Date: 1930/1940
Creator: unknown
Description: A program for the Reptile Garden at Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas. The front has a drawing of a snake surrounded by cacti.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
[News Script: Snake eggs]

[News Script: Snake eggs]

Date: July 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an employee of the Fort Worth Children's Museum attempting to hatch a collection of rat snake eggs discovered near the museum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Alien python]

[News Script: Alien python]

Date: May 23, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrival of a 17-foot python at the Fort Worth Zoo, shipped by airplane from Thailand.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Snakes]

[News Script: Snakes]

Date: July 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth Children's Museum employee Mearl Carson successfully hatching a large amount of newborn snakes in captivity in order to supply a reptile exhibit at the museum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Snake hunting hobby of curator]

[News Script: Snake hunting hobby of curator]

Date: August 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Lawrence Curtis, reptile curator for the Dallas Fair Park Aquarium, hunting for snakes in Dallas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Snakes]

[News Script: Snakes]

Date: March 29, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a shipment of snakes delivered to the Forest Park Zoo in Fort Worth.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Zookeeper finds new type lizard]

[News Script: Zookeeper finds new type lizard]

Date: March 1, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a San Antonio zookeeper, John Werler, discovering a new species of lizard in Mexico and putting it on display at the San Antonio Zoo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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