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.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.