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The old jail at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, where John Brown was imprisoned; The jailer lives in the front part.

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Title
The old jail at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, where John Brown was imprisoned; The jailer lives in the front part.
Names
Avey, Elijah (Author)
Collection

capture and execution of John Brown; a tale of martyrdom; by Elijah Avey, eye witness.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1906
Place: Elgin, Ill.
Publisher: Printed by the Brethren publishing house
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Brown (Avey, E. Capture and execution of John Brown)
Topics
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Historic buildings
Jails
Jefferson County (W. Va.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33433021598168
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG754065401-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10222948
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4d4bb730-c6b6-012f-87e9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1906: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The old jail at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, where John Brown was imprisoned; The jailer lives in the front part." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1906. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "The old jail at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, where John Brown was imprisoned; The jailer lives in the front part." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1906). The old jail at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, where John Brown was imprisoned; The jailer lives in the front part. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The old jail at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, where John Brown was imprisoned; The jailer lives in the front part.