At the death of William Lloyd Garrison in 1879, Frederick Douglass offers a eulogy to the abolitionists and to the movement itself.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.