After having escaped to New York, Frederick Douglass and his wife Anna moved to New Bedford, Massachusetts. Douglass did hard manual labor to provide for his family for three years before making a fateful trip to Nantucket.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.