This image shows a snake hanging from an unpictured source. The snake's head is raised . Grass is seen in the background. According to the photographer, snakes are typically captured in this village and the venom is sent to Florida for research with the belief that it can potentially cure paralysis.
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Approximate Creation Date
Liberia--History--1971-1980; Liberia--Pictorial works
Snake are captured and venom sent to Florida for research believing it can cure paralysis
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Division, Manuscripts Unit, Jerry Boyd Jones Digital Photographs Collection
Digital Collection Title
Jerry Boyd Jones Digital Photographs Collection
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
Jones, Jerry Boyd, "A Snake Hanging" (2023). Jerry Boyd Jones Photographs Collection. 39.