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Caption on back of postcard reads: "Now located on the campus of Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. John Brown and his followers captured this fire engine house at Harpers Ferry and defended it against the U.S. Army until captured by Col. Robert E. Lee on October 18, 1859." Published by Kelley's Studio. (From postcard collection legacy system.) Since the time this caption was written the "fort" has been moved to the lower town, closer to it's original location.
John Brown's Fort is seen in the background.
Nnamdi Azikiwe from Nigeria, attend Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., 1926-1928. He subsequently became the first president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Also known as "Soldiers' Gate".
Group portrait of the Glee Club in uniform at Storer College, a school for African-Americans.
Male and female student in profile.
Five of the college buildings on Storer College campus are depicted on this post card.  Buildings include: Brackett Hall, Permelia Eastman Cook Hall, Mosher Hall, Anthony Memorial Hall, and the President's House.
View from Camp Hill, Harpers Ferry, W. Va. showing several buildings on the Storer College campus including 1. Lockwood, 2. Brackett, 3. McDowell Shenandoah (?), 4. Franklin (Cook) House, and  5. Storer College Gym.
M.S. Briscoe was a Storer College Alumnus, class of 1924.  He received his A.B. degree from Lincoln University, and his A.M. degree in Zoology from Columbia University.  He was a Biology Instructor at Storer College in 1930
Born in Piedmont, West Virginia, Redman studied at Storer and at the Boston Conservatory.  He was a jazz musician, arranger, bandleader, and composer.  Redman became a member of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
Wheaton was the first African American to graduate from the University of Minnesota Law School.  He was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1898.
Sylvia Bishop graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and was the first African-American woman licensed to train thoroughbred horses in the U.S.  Her home track was the Charles Town Race Track, W.Va.
J.R. Clifford graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. in 1874. He was the first African-American Attorney in West Virginia.  Clifford also published the newspaper, "The Pioneer Press" in Martinsburg, W.Va.
Nnamdi Azikiwe was a Storer College alumnus, class of 1926.  He was the first president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Houston Brooks graduated from Storer College in 1950 and received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and Veterinary Physiology from Iowa State University.
Coralie Franklin Cook (1861-1942) was born into slavery and eventually became the first descendant of a Monticello slave known to have graduated from college.  She graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. in 1880.  She later taught elocution and English at the college and then taught at Howard University.  Cook was also known for her activities relating to the Civil Rights Movement.
Redman (1900-1964) was a prominent jazz musician, arranger, band leader, and composer.  Born in Piedmont, West Virginia, he graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W. Va. in 1920, and he also graduated from the Boston Conservatory.  Redman became a member of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
Cecelia Isabella Lee (Green) attended Storer College for Secondary School.  She married James Henry Green Sr., who graduated from Storer College in 1946.
African-American student, Marion Virginia Johnson Reeler, holding sheet music and singing.
James Henry Green Sr. received his AA diploma from Storer College in 1943, and he graduated from Storer College with his B.A. degree in 1946. He married Cecelia Isabella (Green) who attended Storer College for her Secondary School education.
Portrait of African-American Teacher at Storer College from about 1938 to 1940.
Doris Athalia Lee, sister of Cecelia Isabella Lee (Green), graduated from Storer College likely in the class of 1937.
Dept. of Public Relations, Baptist Bd. of Education, RM 604 - 152 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y.
African-American student, Anna Frazier, poses next to an early automobile.
Storer College band members with instruments.
Portrait of Henrie Van Leester from Suriname, Dutch Giana. Back of photo says, 'Mr. McDonald, This is my boy whom you may expect soon. Henrie Van Leester. S. A. Esterbrook.'
"Was this the first Storer Pennant?" Mr. Peregoy, Mrs. McDonald, Pres. McDonald, Mrs. Lightner, Mr. Ware, Miss Smith, Mr. Winters, Rev. Wood, Page, Nickens, Miss Brown, Miss Brady, Miss Sims, Frances Mcdonald, Green, Newby, Mrs. Carter, Johnson, Brown, Southall, Brunswick, Powell, Freeman.
The image appeared in a catalog regarding Storer College's Academic, State Normal, Biblical , Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical, Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical, Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical, Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical , Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical , Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical , Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees, 1905.
Catalog of Storer College, Academic, State Normal, Biblical , Musical, and Industrial Departments. Published by the Board of Trustees, 1905.