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The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs

The American rattlesnake presenting Monsieur his ally a dish of frogs

Print shows a rattlesnake, representing America, presenting a basket of frogs to a Frenchman. Includes a short verse advising Britons to drive a wedge between the Americans and the French during the peace negot... More

Our rattlesnake flag

Our rattlesnake flag

Print shows a flag with a rattlesnake wrapped around two upright sticks forming a dollar sign. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 12, no. 306 (1861 September 28), p. 320.

Rattlesnake Mountain, Yuba River, Nevada County

Rattlesnake Mountain, Yuba River, Nevada County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 770. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

View of the American River at Rattlesnake Bar, Placer County

View of the American River at Rattlesnake Bar, Placer County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1059. LOT subdivision subject: Placer County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

[Samanthy kills the rattlesnake]

[Samanthy kills the rattlesnake]

Title from mat. (DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Kid" by Elizabeth B. Custer, St. Nicholas, 27:976 (Sept. 1900).

Coiled rattlesnake in brush outside San Marcos, Texas

Coiled rattlesnake in brush outside San Marcos, Texas

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Rattlesnake Rodeo in Opp, Alabama

Eastern Diamondback rattlesnakes have been rattling since the dawn of time, but they have been a main attraction in Opp, Alabama, for the past 48 years. Mr. J.P. Jones was the mastermind behind this small-town,... More

Literally a pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas. Note the enchanted onlookers

Literally a pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup"...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A cowboy snake-handler at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A cowboy snake-handler at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

An expert cowboy snake-handler holds (at a distance) an unhappy, 20-pound specimen at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

An expert cowboy snake-handler holds (at a distance) an unhappy, 20-po...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A snake-handler at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A snake-handler at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetw...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

Rattlesnake emporium in the town of Fort Davis, Texas

Rattlesnake emporium in the town of Fort Davis, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A nonfunctioning rocket (so far as we can tell) outside a little store in a place (Rattlesnake Knob) that doesn't exist (so far as we can tell) in Gaines County, Texas, in the peanut-and-cotton-growing country between Hobbs, New Mexico, and Seminole, Texas

A nonfunctioning rocket (so far as we can tell) outside a little store...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

"Miss Snake Charmer," Hannah Smith, a cowboy snake-handler Terry "Hollywood" Armstrong, hoist a hefty specimen at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

"Miss Snake Charmer," Hannah Smith, a cowboy snake-handler Terry "Holl...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

An expert snake-handler extracts venom from a snake in the "milking pit" at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

An expert snake-handler extracts venom from a snake in the "milking pi...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" i...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

An expert cowboy snake-handler holds (at a distance) an unhappy, 20-pound specimen at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

An expert cowboy snake-handler holds (at a distance) an unhappy, 20-po...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A skilled snake-skinner demonstrates his craft to a young visitor at t...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A snake-handler at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A snake-handler at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetw...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

"Miss Snake Charmer," Hannah Smith, a cowboy snake-handler Terry "Hollywood" Armstrong, hoist a hefty specimen at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

"Miss Snake Charmer," Hannah Smith, a cowboy snake-handler Terry "Holl...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" i...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in Sweetwater, Texas

A literal pit of vipers at the "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" i...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Since 1958, the event, sponsored and run by the Sweetwater Jaycees, has been held annually in March at the Nolan County Coliseum. The... More

Rattlesnake Mountain and Cascades, on Yuba River, near Cisco

Rattlesnake Mountain and Cascades, on Yuba River, near Cisco

No. 97. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Rattlesnake Mountain and Cascades, on Yuba River, near Cisco

Rattlesnake Mountain and Cascades, on Yuba River, near Cisco

No. 97. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Echo Point and Rattlesnake Mountains

Echo Point and Rattlesnake Mountains

Stretch of railroad tracks winding between mountains. No. 173. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Echo Point and Rattlesnake Mountains

Echo Point and Rattlesnake Mountains

Stretch of railroad tracks winding between mountains. No. 173. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Echo Point and Rattlesnake Mountains

Echo Point and Rattlesnake Mountains

Stretch of railroad tracks winding between mountains. No. 173. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Upper Cisco, Rattlesnake and Yuba Mountains

Upper Cisco, Rattlesnake and Yuba Mountains

No. 184. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Upper Cisco, Rattlesnake and Yuba Mountains

Upper Cisco, Rattlesnake and Yuba Mountains

No. 184. Title from item. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California. Scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.