In Rochester, New York, the last stop on the Underground Railroad, Frederick Douglass published abolitionist newspaper "The North Star," naming it after the icon followed by so many escaping slaves on their quest to freedom.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
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.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.