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The Magnet and the Iron: John Brown and George L. Stearns The Stories Behind the Busts

John Brown's Hair, Given to Mary E. Stearns

Exhibit Description:
Lock of John Brown's hair. The tags read "Hair of John Brown of Ossawatomie, given to me by Mrs. Stearns, 1869 -L. Alexander," "John Brown's hair, cut off of his funeral by his daughter, given by her to Mrs. G.L. Stearns, by Mrs. Stearns to me, L.G.A."
Medford Historical Society and Museum (Massachusetts)
Attribution Statement:
Courtesy of the Medford Historical Society & Museum
Exhibit Tags:
John BrownobjectsMary E. StearnsdocumentsMedford Historical Society and Museum