On August 15th, 2009, members of a marching band from Baltimore, Maryland, participate in the annual NAACP  memorial march for John Brown in Charles Town, West Virginia, the town where the anti-slaverly activist was hanged for his role in the raid on nearby Harper's Ferry. This march commemorated the 150th anniversary since John Brown's death.

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On August 15th, 2009, members of a marching band from Baltimore, Maryland, participate in the annual NAACP memorial march for John Brown in Charles Town, West Virginia, the town where the anti-slaverly activist was hanged for his role in the raid on nearby Harper's Ferry. This march commemorated the 150th anniversary since John Brown's death.

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Photographer: Facing Change: Documenting America
Source: Facing Change Documenting America
Date 15 Aug 2009
Location: Charles Town WVA USA
Credit: Andrew Lichtenstein
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Keywords:
  • Slavery
  • Virginia
  • Civil War
  • South
  • John Brown
  • NAACP
  • African-American
  • Memory
  • History


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