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"Scopes Trial" - Dramatic headline.. Evolution to be decided by the court?
Item # 662537
July 23, 1925
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1925
* The famous "Scopes Trail"
* Evolution to be permitted to be taught in schools?
The front page has the full-banner dramatic headline: "EVOLUTION TEST IN CAPITAL," with the subheading: "New Case May Put Religion Up To U.S. Courts", which continues on page two. Another "Scopes" article is also found on page 2. The back page has the banner heading: "Foes of Evolution Start New Fight in District of Columbia Courts - Seek to Hold Up Teacher's Pay", with 2 corresponding photos.
Complete in 34 pages, average condition for the era with edge chipping and flaking. Even toning. See images for details.
Background Note (source: history.com) The Scopes Trial, also known as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was the 1925 prosecution of science teacher John Scopes for teaching evolution in a Tennessee public school, which a recent bill had made illegal.
Category: The 20th Century