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[Bob Angel Skinning a Snake]

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.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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.
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Photograph of Charley Bishop and grandchildren]

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Zanetta Holding Snake]

Description: Photograph of a smiling Joseph Zanetta holding up a long snake in a grassy field at Camp Bowie. Zanetta wears combat fatigues, a helmet, and sunglasses, and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[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.)
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.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Trading Card: Western Diamondback Rattlesnake]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Franklin Mountains State Park, depicting a coiled diamondback rattlesnake among gravel and brush. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department