In 1925 students at the Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg, Kansas, inspired by the Scopes trial in Dayton, Tennessee and encouraged by their Civics professor John Scott, planned to hold a "mock monkey trial" in the downtown courthouse in Pittsburg. This PowerPoint tells the story.
Viney, Donald W., "Monkey Business at the K.S.T.C." (2016). Faculty Submissions. Paper 5.