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Featured in Film Photography (2/15/2012)
4×5 Omega View Camera,150MM lens. Agfapan 100 film

The “Scopes Trial” (Scopes v. State, 152 Tenn. 424, 278 S.W. 57 (Tenn. 1925), often called the “Scopes Monkey Trial”) was an American legal case that tested a law passed on March 13, 1925, which forbade the teaching, in any state-funded educational establishment in Tennessee, of “any theory that denies the story of the Divine Creation of man as taught in the Bible, and to teach instead that man has descended from a lower order of animals.” The case was a watershed in the creation-evolution controversy………………………………..

John Scopes, a high school teacher, was charged on May 5, 1925 with teaching evolution from a chapter in a textbook which showed ideas developed from those set out in Charles Darwin’s book On the Origin of Species. The trial pitted two of the preeminent legal minds of the time against one another. Three time presidential candidate and former Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan headed up the prosecution, while prominent trial attorney Clarence Darrow spoke for the defense.1 The famous trial was made infamous by the fictionalized accounts given in the 1955 play Inherit the Wind, the 1960 Hollywood motion picture and the 1965, 1988 and 1999 television films of the same name
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scopes_Trial

The Rhea County Courhouse in Dayton Tennessee USA is a National Historical Landmark

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Featured in Everything Old is New Again! group (12/4/2010}

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A photographer since 1960, I was a photographer for the award winning student newspaper at the University of Miami. While there I was influenced by Wilson Hicks, former Picture Editor of Life Magazine After serving in the Army as a photographer, I returned to McMinnville and worked as a technical photographer

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  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 6 years ago

    Wonderful!

  • joan warburton
    joan warburtonover 6 years ago

    Outstanding!

  • Cleburnus
    Cleburnusover 6 years ago

    outstanding!

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “Everything Old is New Again!"

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawabout 4 years ago

  • Brett Rogers
    Brett Rogersalmost 3 years ago

    Lovely traditionally captured shot Joe!
    Black and white architecture is a genre I’m increasingly drawn to, this is great.
    Regards,
    Brett

  • Thanks, I think that color often gets in the way of seeing the lines and shapes that are so important in architecture.

    – © Joe Beasley IPA

  • Brett Rogers
    Brett Rogersalmost 3 years ago

    Indeed! I couldn’t agree more.
    Regards,
    Brett

  • Brett Rogers
    Brett Rogersalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations, this excellent image has been featured in the FILM PHOTOGRAPHY group.
    Regards,
    Brett
    Group Host

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelalmost 3 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

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