Fay-Cooper Cole

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Fay-Cooper Cole (1881-1961).

Fay-Cooper Cole (8 August 1881 – 3 September 1961) was a professor of anthropology and founder of the anthropology department[1] at the University of Chicago and was a student of Franz Boas. Most famously, he was a witness for the defense for John Scopes at the Scopes Trial.[2][3] Cole also played a central role in planning the anthropology exhibits for the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair.



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Redman, Samuel J. Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museum (Cambridge: Harvard University Press). 2016.