In the fall of 1829, Angelina Grimke resolved to leave Charleston and the pollutions of slavery, for an uncertain future in the North.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.