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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.
Houston Brooks graduated from Storer College in 1950 and received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and Veterinary Physiology from Iowa State University.
Nnamdi Azikiwe was a Storer College alumnus, class of 1926.  He was the first president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
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.
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.
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.
Cecelia Isabella Lee (Green) attended Storer College for Secondary School.  She married James Henry Green Sr., who graduated from Storer College in 1946.
Doris Athalia Lee, sister of Cecelia Isabella Lee (Green), graduated from Storer College likely in the class of 1937.