John Brown's Engine House Battle

Publisher/Studio:
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0065
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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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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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

Bombardment Of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 12th & 13th Of April, 1861

Date:
1861
Creator:
Currier and Ives
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0069
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
credits:
Courtesy, Chicago Historical Society
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Holy Water Font

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0050
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Knife And Two-tined Fork

A house built in the 1820s by an armory worker (and later rented to others) tells much about how the armory workshops operated before divison of labor and mechanization were common. In the early years of the armory, workers were paid by the piece. As craftsmen, they came and went at their convenience. Drinking and gambling on the armory grounds were common. Workers may have brought work home to have family members help meet a monthly quota, to train their sons in arms making, or to do work on the side. Read more »

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0051
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Thimbles

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0052
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Straight Pins

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0053
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Button

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0054
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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