Noted Historian Benjamin Quarles

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0006
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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A Freedmen's school in Harpers Ferry

Date:
C. 1860s
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0007
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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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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Battle of Milliken's Bend

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0010
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0011
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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Portrait Of Dangerfield Newby

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0089
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Portrait Of Edmund Ruffin

In his diary, Edmund Ruffin, a well known Virginia agriculturalist and staunch secessionist, wrote about John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry:
"…it really seems now most probable that the outbreak was planned & instigated by northern abolitionists, & with the expectation of thus starting a general slave insurrection. I earnestly hope that such may be the truth of the case. Such a practical exercise of abolition principles is needed to stir the sluggish blood of the south." Read more »

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0090
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

John Brown's Stockade

Original stockade frame and entrance doors to the Charles Town jail, where Brown was held in custody by Virginia authorities.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0091
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park