Saturday, July 10, 2010

"The Scopes Monkey Trial" on SepiaTown

85 years ago today the famous "Scopes Monkey Trial" (officially, The State of Tennessee vs. Scopes) began in Dayton, Tennessee.  Click on the image above to see a handful of mapped Scopes Trial photographs on SepiaTown.

Read about the trial here...

Lots of info and original documents at University of Missouri's Famous Trials Homepage

and here...

Scopes Trial Wikipedia Article

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Morning Pic - Jakob's Square, Stockholm, Sweden, circa 1885

(Click on image to see it mapped on SepiaTown)

Monday, July 5, 2010

The Nations of the 2010 World Cup Semifinal in Sepia

Four historical views of the nations of the 2010 World Cup Semifinals. Click on any image to see it mapped on SepiaTown.

Palace of the People (Paleis voor Volksvlijt)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, circa 1890

Calle Rincón (Rincón Street)
Montevideo, Uruguay, 1900 - 1929

Leipziger Straße East From Mauerstraße
Berlin, Germany, 1909

La Plaza Mayor
Madrid, Spain, 1850 - 1899

And if you want to know where
our sympathies lie...

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Happy 4th of July

Let's celebrate America's promise...
Black and White Boys Fishing off the Kaw River Dam
Lawrence, Kansas , 1900 - 1929

but remember her flaws...
Rally Protesting the Integration of Central High School
Little Rock, Arkansas, 1959

(click on images above to see them mapped on SepiaTown)

Thursday, July 1, 2010

147 Years Ago - The Battle of Gettysburg Began

Dead Confederate soldier in Devil's Den, Gettysburg, PA, 1863.

See this image precisely mapped on SepiaTown....

See how this scene looks today on Panoramio