Summary

This accession consists of photographs and negatives taken by William Silverman at the 1925 Tennessee v. John T. Scopes anti-evolution trail in Dayton, Tennessee. Silverman, a Georgia Tech student traveled to the trial with his high school science teacher to witness the event. Included are several images of Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan, including two photographs of the outdoor proceedings.

Subject

  • Darrow, Clarence 1857-1938
  • Bryan, William Jennings 1860-1925
  • Scopes, John Thomas Trials, litigation, etc
  • Silverman, William

Notes

  • Item List in accession file.
  • Electronic List in accession file.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1925

Topic

Evolution (Biology)

Form/Genre

  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Collection descriptions
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 10-042

Physical description

0.26 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (0.01 non-standard size box)

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