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Unidentified man, Dayton, Tennessee, July 1925.

Unidentified man, Dayton, Tennessee, July 1925.

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Creator/Photographer: William Silverman..Type: Photographs..Date: 1925..Image ID: 2009-21075..Description: Taken on the Rhea County Courthouse lawn, this photo captures the informal atmosphere surrounding the trial. In the background at left are visible children playing and a couple sitting on the grass. The event attracted a wide array of journalists, evangelists, politicians, peddlers, and tourists. Could this be the Georgia preacher described by TIME magazine (July 20, 1925) as wearing an “outlandish costume” of “alpaca coat, shabby policeman’s trousers and an opera hat” -- or is it some other visitor?..Contained in: Acc. 10-042, William Silverman Photographs, 1925..Place: USA..Persistent URL:http://photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=6048..Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives ( http://siarchives.si.edu ) ..View more collections from the Smithsonian Institution. ( http://collections.si.edu ) ..Related Blog Posts:.Crowdsource This (please): Scopes Trial Photos ( http://siarchives.si.edu/blog/crowdsource-please-scopes-trial-photos )
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1925
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Washington D.C., USA
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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