In April 1861, the American Civil War began, reuniting abolitionists who had grown apart in recent years.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.