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.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.