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All the world watches Dayton

All the world watches Dayton
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 16, 1925
A political cartoon titled "All the World Watches Dayton" that was featured in the Topeka Daily Capital on July 16, 1925. This political cartoon is centered around the trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher from Dayton, Tennessee, who was arrested for teaching the evolutionary theory developed by Charles Darwin.


"Ape war" to high court

"Ape war" to high court
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 22, 1925
This headline appeared in the Topeka Daily Capital and shows local reaction to the Scopes "monkey" trial on the teaching of evolution in schools. This image highlights the headlines only.


Darrow quizzes Bryan

Darrow quizzes Bryan
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 21, 1925
This headline appeared in the Topeka Daily Capital and highlights Clarence Darrow's quizzing of William Jennings Bryan during cross examinations in the Scopes "monkey" trial. This image presents the headline only, not the accompanying article.


Governor William Graves evolution received correspondence

Governor William Graves evolution received correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1995-2003 : Graves)
Date: 1999
William Graves compiled this series of correspondence on the teaching of evolution in public schools from letters he received in 1999 while governor of Kansas. The letters are responding to an April 1999 decision by the Kansas State Board of Education to remove evolution from Kansas teaching standards. Out of the hundreds of letters Graves' office received on this topic, he destroyed all but thirty. Copies of related articles and editorials from The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report, and the Oregonian sent with the correspondence have not been included here due to copyright restrictions.


Inadmissable (sic) evidence

Inadmissable (sic) evidence
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 21, 1925
This political cartoon titled "Inadmissable (sic) Evidence" was featured in the Topeka Daily Capital on July 21, 1925. The cartoon is centered around the trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher from Dayton, Tennessee, who was arrested for teaching the evolutionary theory developed by Charles Darwin.


Modernist Preacher

Modernist Preacher
Creator: Defender Publishers, Wichita, KS
Date: 1932
An illustration copied from a pamphlet titled Three Modern Evils. The illustration claims a modernist preacher says that the Bible is not supernaturally inspired. Genesis is a lie. Evolution is true. Christ's blood means nothing.


Monkey business

Monkey business
Date: July 14, 1925
An article titled Monkey Business from the Emporia Gazette, July 14, 1925, page 4. This political cartoon is centered around the trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher from Dayton, Tennessee, who was arrested for teaching the evolutionary theory developed by Charles Darwin.


The daily grind

The daily grind
Creator: Emporia Gazette
Date: July 21, 1925
A political cartoon titled "The Daily Grind" featured in the Emporia Gazette on July 21, 1925. This political cartoon is centered around the trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher from Dayton, Tennessee, who was arrested for teaching the evolutionary theory developed by Charles Darwin.


The fruit of the (family) tree

The fruit of the (family) tree
Creator: Emporia Gazette
Date: June 4, 1925
A political cartoon titled "The Fruit of the (Family) Tree" featured in "The Emporia Gazette" newspaper on June 4, 1925. The cartoon is centered around the trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher from Dayton, Tennessee, who was arrested for teaching the theory of evolution as developed by Charles Darwin.


The thinker

The thinker
Creator: Emporia Gazette
Date: July 10, 1925
A political cartoon published by the Emporia Gazette, Emporia, Kansas, July 10, 1925, p.1. The cartoon concerns the 1925 [John] Scopes "monkey" trial concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools.


Thomas Francis Doran and Clarence Seward Darrow

Thomas Francis Doran and Clarence Seward Darrow
Date: Between 1930 and 1938
This black and white photograph shows attorneys Thomas Francis Doran, (1862-?) and Clarence Seward Darrow, (1857-1938). Doran a native of Council Grove, Kansas practiced law in Topeka, Kansas and was considered one of the leading corporate lawyers in Kansas. Some of the companies he represented included: The Seymore Packing Company and The Smith Automobile Company. Darrow a native of Ohio began his career as a corporate lawyer in Chicago, Illinois, before becoming a well know labor and criminal attorney. He is best remembered for the 1925 court case of the State of Tennessee v. John Scopes better know as the Scopes Monkey Trial.


We Do Not Fear Mr. Gray's Hell say Modernists!

We Do Not Fear Mr. Gray's Hell say Modernists!
Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date: July 5, 1925
We Do Not Fear Mr. Gray's Hell say Modernists : pastor elect of Unitarian Church answers arguments of Fundamentalist.


Wichita pastor says evolution destroys faith!

Wichita pastor says evolution destroys faith!
Creator: Wichita Eagle
Date: July 05, 1925
View of a headline in the Wichita Eagle, Wichita, Kansas, on a local pastor critical of evolution.


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