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

John Brown's Northern Supporters (Secret Six)

Exhibit Description:
Page on which are reproductions of photographs of John Brown's Northern Supporters, known as the Secret Six: George L. Stearns, Gerrit Smith, Frank B. Sanborn, T. W. Higginson, Theodore Parker and Samuel G. Howe. This six funded John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry.
West Virginia State Archives
Attribution Statement:
Image courtesy of the West Virginia State Archives, John Brown/Boyd B. Stutler Collection.
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Exhibit Tags:
John BrownGeorge L. StearnsFranklin SanbornSamuel Gridley HoweThomas Wentworth HigginsonGerrit SmithWest VirginiaWest Virginia State Archivesphotographs