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Mike DuBose Photographs

 Collection — other: In Box 3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 429

Scope and Contents

The Mike DuBose Photographs collection consists of 21 black and white prints of serpent-handling practices in religious services in the Appalachian region taken by DuBose between 1984 and 1985. Church locations include Baxter, Kentucky, Canton, North Carolina, Carson Springs, Tennessee, and Jolo, West Virginia.


  • 1984-1985
  • Other: Date acquired: 1993-07-13


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research, but reproduction is restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction of photographs without the permission of the donor is prohibited.


1.00 folder(s)

1.00 folder(s)


Photographs are numbered (MD1-21) and arranged alphabetically by geographic location. Photographs for which a location could not be found are filed at the end of the collection.

Source of Acquisition

Mike DuBose

Method of Acquisition

The Mike DuBose Photographs were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Mike DuBose, of Nashville, Tennessee, on July 13, 1993.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in December 1996.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA