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
Man with Rattlesnake

Man with Rattlesnake

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man from the Shell Oil seismograph crew holding a dead rattlesnake. The snake is nearly as long as the man is tall.
Contributing Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
[Cowboy Wrangling a Snake]

[Cowboy Wrangling a Snake]

Date: 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a cowboy wrangling a snake over a crate. He is using a two piece bamboo and metal rod to life the creature.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Photograph of Charley Bishop and grandchildren]

[Photograph of Charley Bishop and grandchildren]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: In this photograph, an older gentleman, identified as Charley Bishop, is standing in front of a house holding a dead rattlesnake in each hand. Three of his grandchildren are also in the picture: a young girl in a dress and pigtails is standing to his right (on the far left of the photograph), a young boy in overalls is sitting on the sidewalk directly in front of Mr. Bishop, and a second boy, also in overalls and identified as "Eddie", is sitting on a tricycle in the far right of the photograph (to Mr. Bishop's left). The back of the photograph says "Postcard" and has "Charley Bishop with grandchildren, on right Eddie, + large rattlesnakes...1947" handwritten in pencil.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Boy Scout Showing Snakes at the Denton Public Library Tree House

Boy Scout Showing Snakes at the Denton Public Library Tree House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: An unidentified boy scout is showing snakes to an unidentified woman and two unidentified children in the Denton Public Library's Tree House.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Boy Scout Showing Snakes at the Denton Public Library Tree House

Boy Scout Showing Snakes at the Denton Public Library Tree House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: An unidentified boy scout is showing snakes to an unidentified woman and two unidentified children in the Denton Public Library's Tree House.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
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 Parks & Wildlife, Volume 23, Number 04, April, 1965

Texas Parks & Wildlife, Volume 23, Number 04, April, 1965

Date: April 1965
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Description: "Official publication of the Parks and Wildlife Department, dedicated to protecting and conserving natural resources; to providing and maintaining an excellent park system; and to improving hunting and fishing in Texas" (p. 2).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Bob Angel Skinning a Snake]

[Bob Angel Skinning a Snake]

Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Bob Angel skinning a snake at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bob lays out the skin on a table as festival participants watch the demonstration.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
The Junior Historian, Volume 19, Number 5, March 1959

The Junior Historian, Volume 19, Number 5, March 1959

Date: March 1959
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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