Inside Pennsylvania Hall in 1838, an abolitionist meeting was disrupted when members of an anti-abolitionist mob threw rocks through the windows. The following night, the protestors set fire to the building -- completely destroying Philadelphia's monument to free speech.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.