Tennessee v. John T. Scopes Trial: George Washington Rappleyea (left) and John Thomas Scopes (right)

ID: SIA RU007091 [SIA2008-1119]

Creator: Davis, Watson 1896-1967

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1920s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image #SIA2008-1119

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Summary

George Washington Rappleyea (left) and John Thomas Scopes (right), Dayton, Tennessee, June 1925. Rappleyea managed the Cumberland Coal & Iron Company, visible in the background. Scopes, the local high school's athletic coach and physics teacher, volunteered to be arrested for violating Tennessee's newly enacted law prohibiting teaching about evolution.

Creator

Davis, Watson 1896-1967

Subject

  • Rappleyea, Geo. W (George Washington) 1894-
  • Scopes, John Thomas
  • Scopes, John Thomas Trials, litigation, etc
  • Cumberland Coal and Iron Company

Notes

  • See also number SPI_5291
  • See also number 7091Davis33
  • No Known Copyright Restrictions

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image #SIA2008-1119

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1925
  • June 1925

Topic

  • Creationism
  • Evolution

Place

Dayton (Tenn.)

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007091 [SIA2008-1119]