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

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Avey, Elijah (Author)
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)
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Physical Description
Extent: 152 p. illus. ports.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433021598168
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG754065401-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10222948
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a52e7b0-c6b6-012f-c0d4-58d385a7bc34
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