Ambrotype of Samuel Swifin Burdett,
Gardner Clark Trowbridge, and
Henry Payson Kinney (1856)
Samuel Swifin Burdett (Oberlin Preparatory Department 1853-56, College 1856-57), Gardner Clark Trowbridge (Preparatory Department 1853-55, and citizen of the Kansas Territory), and Henry Payson Kinney (OC Class of 1859, A.M. 1862). These three men, filled with the spirit of abolitionism, joined John Brown during the conflict in "Bleeding Kansas" in May 1856.
Ambrotype taken May 7, 1856
- Introduction & Bust of John Brown (1870)
- Ambrotype of Samuel Swifin Burdett, Gardner C. Trowbridge, and Henry Payson Kinney, who were involved in Bleeding Kansas (1856)
- Letter home by John A. Copeland (1859)
- Photograph of Lewis S. Leary, Harpers Ferry participant (c.1850s)
- "A Journey to Virginia in December, 1859," A Thursday Lecture by James Monroe (1898), p. 158-59.
- Harpers Ferry Monument, courtesy of EOG
- "His Soul Goes Marching On: The Life and Legacy of John Brown," online exhibit by the West Virginia Archives and History in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
- Additional letters of John Copeland, courtesy of EOG