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Portrait of Man with Snakes

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

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.
Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Rainbow in the Morning

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.
Date: 1975
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Snake eggs]

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.
Date: July 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Alien python]

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.
Date: May 23, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Snakes]

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.
Date: July 15, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Snake hunting hobby of curator]

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.
Date: August 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Snakes]

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.
Date: March 29, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Zookeeper finds new type lizard]

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.
Date: March 1, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Interview with Tom Wood and Sheri Williamson, October 21, 1987

Description: Interview with Tom Wood, Director of the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, and Sheri Williamson, Reptile Rescue Coordinator with the North Texas Herpetological Society. In the interviewer, both interviewees present live animals with explanations of their importance, and describe their respective wildlife organizations.
Date: October 21, 1987
Creator: Wood, Tom; Williamson, Sheri & McCaleb, Gary
Item Type: Video
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library