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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)

Date:
1862
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.
Source:
West Virginia State Archives
Attribution Statement:
Image courtesy of the West Virginia State Archives, John Brown/Boyd B. Stutler Collection.
Source URL:
http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/jbdetail.aspx?Type=Photo&Id=620
Exhibit Tags:
John Brown, George L. Stearns, Franklin Sanborn, Samuel Gridley Howe, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Gerrit Smith, West Virginia, West Virginia State Archives, and photographs