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Scopes Trial

Scopes Trial

Scopes Trial

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  • Suggested Subject terms:
    • Scopes, John Thomas
    • Scopes, John Thomas -- Trials, litigation, etc
    • Evolution (Biology) -- Study and teaching -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee
    • Bible and evolution
    • Trials -- Tennessee -- Dayton
    • Religion in the public schools -- United States -- History
    • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938
    • Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
  • Selected Books
    • Clarence Darrow's two great trials; reports of the Scopes anti-evolution case and the Dr. Sweet negro trial   StLib Stacks  KF220 .H37
    • Reframing Scopes : journalists, scientists, and lost photographs from the trial of the century StLib Stacks      KF224.S3 L34 2008
    • The world's most famous court trial, Tennessee evolution case : a complete stenographic report of the famous court test of the Tennessee anti-evolution act, at Dayton, July 10 to 21, 1925, including speeches and arguments of attorneys StLib Stacks      KF224.S36 B7 1925         LIB USE ONLY    link to online is in the catalog record. HeinOnline. (Restricted to Connecticut State Library walk-in users; remote access with a State Library borrowing card).   
    • Bryan and Darrow at Dayton : the record and documents of the "Bible-evolution trial"    StLib Stacks      KF224.S36 B79   LIB USE ONLY
    • Texas and south western digest   StLib Stacks  KF135 .S72  LIB USE ONLY  Volumes 278 and 289
    • Between church and state : religion and public education in a multicultural America   StLib Stacks      LC111 .F68 1999 
    • Evolution vs. creationism : an introduction   StLib Stacks      QH367 .S395 2004

Suggested Databases

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NOT at the Connecticut State Library

  • Krone, Nikola. "Research reveals news agency's role in proceedings of Scopes trial ~ teaching of evoluation theory" Smithsonian Institution Research Reports, Iss. 75 1994-01-01 Issuing Agency: Smithsonian Institution SuDoc: SI1.37:

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