John Brown Mysteries began with a question to    
Maryland teacher Judith Grevious Cephas: "Do you  
know why Harpers Ferry rifles were found
in an attic
in Catonsville?"












(from left) Jimica Akinloye Kenyatta, cover designe, author; Lucille Woodland Cephas
(centerin white shirt) Charles Cephas, guns owner & family.  (right)  Baltimore County
author Louis Diggs at the book launch of
John Brown Mysteries
in Towson, Maryland, September 1999.












Hannah N. Geffert, professor at Shepherdstown (WVa)
University, answered the call:
The cover by Jimica Kenyatta Akinloye
will take you to the page of articles from
the book ...
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Allies for Freedom editor and
publisher Jean Libby and history
documentary filmmaker Elisabeth
Libby came from California
Stan Cohen, publisher at Pictorial
Histories in Missoula, Montana

was our publisher in 1999

He is the author of "Thundering Voice
of Jehovah"   
JOHN BROWN
John Kagi, Shields Green, John Brown,
Frederick Douglass and local African American
in Chambersburg, August 1859.  
Ebony Magazine
"The Guns of
October" by Hannah
N. Geffert and "The
Woodlands of
Maryland" by Allies
for Freedom
John Brown
Mysteries
revised and online in
pdf in 2012 for
download without
charge.