nti-Slavery Society's great postal campaign of 1835 flooded the South with abolitionist literature. Instead of bringing about the end of slavery, it triggered a wave of repression. In Charleston, SC, 3,000 people gathered in Post Office square to destroy anti-slavery materials and burn Garrison in effigy.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.