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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

[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]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Soldier Holding Snake]

Description: Photograph of a soldier identified as Jones holding a rattle snake at Camp Barkeley.
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Holding a Snake]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified soldiers holding a snake at Camp Barkeley.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Otis Shull with Snake]

Description: Photograph of Otis Shull kneeling in a field at Camp Barkeley with a snake draped over his shoulders.
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

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

[Soldier Holding Snake]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified soldiers standing in a field in front of a hill with a fence on it. The soldier on the right holds a snake.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier Holding Snake]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified soldier holding a snake in front of trees.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Cowboy Wrangling a Snake]

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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Two Soldiers Holding a Snake]

Description: Photograph of two uniformed and helmeted soldiers standing in front under a tree. They are both holding an end of a lightly colored snake.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Soldiers with Snake]

Description: Photograph of four unidentified soldiers posing in a field with a snake held by the soldier on the far right. A hill and a fence are visible in the background.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Man with Rattlesnake

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Steve Palco with Dead Snake]

Description: Photograph of a soldier kneeling in a field with a dead snake wrapped around his neck. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Steve Palco - machine gunner."
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Sergeant Stan Folkman Holding a Snake]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing in front of a hill covered with grass and trees and holding a small snake. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Sgt. Stan Folkman, C. Co 56th, Texas Field Problem."
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[News Script: Cobras from India Make Bow at Zoo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about new snakes at Fort Worth's Forest Park Zoo.
Date: August 7, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pete continues to elude hunters]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a python named Pete that escaped from Fort Worth's Forest Park Zoo.
Date: September 21, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections