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Nathan Cook Brackett played a significant role in the founding of Storer College. He served as principal for thirty years from 1865 to 1895.
Women of the Niagara Movement at Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W. Va.  Left to right are Mrs. O. M. Waller, Mrs. H. F. M. Murray, Mrs. Mollie Lewis Kelan, Mrs. IdaD. Bailey, Miss Sadie Shorter, and Mrs. Charlotte Hershaw.  Mrs. Gertrude Wright Morgan is seated.
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.
Soon after the Civil War, John Storer contributed $10,000 towards establishing a college in Harpers Ferry, W. Va. This institution of higher learning was the first college below the Mason- Dixon Line to accept students "without distinction of race or color". The school bears the name of it's principle benefactor,  Storer College.