In April 1861, the American Civil War began, reuniting abolitionists who had grown apart in recent years.
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 women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.