H.G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946), better known as H. G. Wells, was a famous English science fiction writer. Wells argued against anti-evolutionists in his writings and public speaking. George Rappleyea and others promoting the Scopes trial for publicity contacted Wells in England and asked if he would present the case for evolution but Wells declined. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-21351