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College student William Silverman (at right), standing with his former high school teacher, Creed F. Bates Jr., on the lawn of the Rhea County Courthouse, Dayton, Tennessee, July 1925.

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer


Type: Photographs


Date: 1925


Image ID: 2009-21081


Description: Nineteen-year-old William Silverman had grown up in nearby Chattanooga and was studying business administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology when he attended the Scopes trial. The newsboy at right holds a tabloid sheet with a dinosaur illustration.


Contained in: Acc. 10-042, William Silverman Photographs, 1925


Place: USA


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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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Taken on January 13, 2010