Engraving of John Storer of Sanford, Maine

Identifier:
030092
Title:
Engraving of John Storer of Sanford, Maine
Date:
ca. 1860
Creator:
Ritchie, H. A.
Description:
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.
Subjects:
Counties--Jefferson., Portraits--S., and African American college students--West Virginia--Harpers Ferry.
Personal Names:
Storer, John.
Corporate Names:
Camp Hill (Harpers Ferry, W. Va.) and Storer College.
Aquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
Storer College and West Virginia History OnView