Frederick Douglass

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0008
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Storer College Student Band In 1913

Date:
1913
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0009
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Storer College Students

Date:
C. 1915
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0012
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Effects Of The Fugitive Slave Law

Date:
C. 1850s
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0001
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Portrait Of Dangerfield Newby

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0089
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Sledge Hammer Used By Marines

Marines stormed the enginehouse with sledge hammers in an attempt to break down the doors. According to one marine, the sledge hammers made "very little impression" on the thick oak doors. Eventually, the marines used a ladder as a battering ram to gain entry.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0087
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Harpers Ferry Armory Gate

This is a segment off the entrace gate to the United States Armory at Harpers Ferry. When John Brown and his men entered the grounds of the armory, they began an armed insurrection against the government of the United States. Read more »

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0083
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Execution Of John Brown

Fifteen hundred soldiers surrounded the site of Brown's execution in Charles Town.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0068
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
credits:
Courtesy, Thomas Featherstonhaugh Collection, Library of Congress

John Brown Heads To The Gallows

Publisher/Studio:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0067
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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John Brown's Trial

Publisher/Studio:
Harper's Weekly
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0066
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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