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    Clarence Darrow Inscribed Photograph Signed. Measuring 10.25" x 12.25", Darrow is seen sternly looking at the camera this portrait bust. At the lower right corner, Darrow has written, in full: "Clarence Darrow / To Forrest Black / with all good wishes / May 28th 1932 / Chicago Ill." Forrest R. Black was at one time head of the law department at the University of Kentucky and a correspondent of Darrow's with whom he shared a common desire to end prohibition. Spots of foxing along the edges.

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    Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) was a well-known attorney and author best remembered for his part in the Scopes Monkey Trial (1925), a mock trial in which he "defended" teacher John T. Scopes who was accused of teaching evolutionary theory.



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