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Dayton (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Neal and Wheelock Family Papers

Identifier: MS-2014

This collection houses correspondence, certificates, textbooks, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Neal and Wheelock families of East Tennessee. It also includes newspaper articles and transcripts showing the Scopes Trial.

Dates: 1857 June 13-1975

Robert K. Kyle Scopes Trial Collection

Identifier: MS-0682

This collection contains the documents of Robert K. Kyle, a reporter from Culver, Indiana who was present at the Scopes Trial (also known as the Scopes Monkey Trial) in 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee. The collection contains articles and photos concerning the trial as well as letters and other correspondence between Kyle and other figures related to this event.

Dates: circa 1920s-1960s

W. B. Ragsdale Papers

Identifier: MS-2277

The W. B. Ragsdale Papers, ca. 1952, include a letter entitled "A Few Random Recollections of the Tennessee Evolution Trial" from W. B. Ragsdale, an Associated Press reporter, about the Scopes Evolution Trial in Dayton, Tenn., during the summer of 1925.

Dates: circa 1952