Witnesses for the Defense in the Scopes Trial 1925, 3 pages

ID: SIA2011-1076 (page1), SIA2011-1077 (page 2), SIA2011-1078 (page 3)

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Document

Date: 1990s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Box 43, Folder Scopes Trial 1925 Evolution Witnesses for the Defense

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Summary

A list of the witnesses for the defense in the State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes trial on the theory of evolution being taught in schools. Witnesses are organized by their scientific disciplines to support the defense's stance that evolution should be taught in public schools, even though some religions disagree with the theory. Two pages, front and back of first page, only one side of second page.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Scopes, John Thomas

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Box 43, Folder Scopes Trial 1925 Evolution Witnesses for the Defense

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1925
  • 20th century

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Courts
  • Religion
  • Study and teaching
  • Law and legislation
  • Education and state
  • Constitutional law
  • Creationism
  • Modernist-fundamentalist controversy
  • Education
  • Scientists
  • History
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Actions and defenses
  • Civil rights movements
  • Law
  • Witnesses
  • Evolution
  • Trials
  • Educational law and legislation
  • Evolution--Study and teaching--Law and legislation
  • Civil rights movements--History
  • Tennessee
  • Theology, Doctrinal--History
  • Evolution (Biology)--Religious aspects--Christianity

Place

  • United States
  • Tennessee

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2011-1076 (page1), SIA2011-1077 (page 2), SIA2011-1078 (page 3)

Physical description

Number of Images: 3 Color: Color ; Size: 8.5w x 11h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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