Speech to the Court
This was John Brown's last speech during his trial by by the Commonwealth of Virginia
in Charlestown (now part of West Virginia).
John Brown (video)
The audio and video clips shown here comprise an interview with Dr. Stephen B. Oates conducted at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on June 30, 1994, on the occasion of the park's 50th Anniversary.
John Brown's Holy War
Excellent overview based on the PBS film
John Brown's Life
Excellent reference for the chronology of events leading up to the hanging of John Brown.
and the Valley of the Shadow
Detailed account of John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
Stutler Collection Collection
West Virginia State Archives: an excellent database of John Brown related images and documents
Trial and Execution
You will get many cites to photos, but on the inner pages, the findings include:
TITLE: The Life, Trial and Execution of John Brown
DESCRIPTION: Pamphlet, The Life, Trial and Execution of John Brown, published by Robert M. De Witt. This pamphlet contains information on John Brown's earlier days in Kansas and continues on up to the time of the execution after the Harpers Ferry raid. This record, pages 55-74, covers first examination of the prisoners; trial of John Brown. Includes pictures of the attack on the Engine House and of John Brown returning to prison after being sentenced to death. Pamphlet is 108 pages and is bound in John Brown Pamphlets, Vol. 1, assembled by Boyd Stutler.