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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

Date:
1859
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."
Source:
Medford Historical Society and Museum (Massachusetts)
Attribution Statement:
Courtesy of the Medford Historical Society & Museum
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Exhibit Tags:
John Brown, objects, Mary E. Stearns, documents, and Medford Historical Society and Museum