In September of 1838, Frederick Douglass traveled to Nantucket to hear the publisher of Boston's "The Liberator" abolitionist newspaper, William Lloyd Garrison, speak. After hearing Douglass tell his story, Garrison realized he had found the man he had been looking for. Garrison approached Douglass with a proposition.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.