At the death of William Lloyd Garrison in 1879, Frederick Douglass offers a eulogy to the abolitionists and to the movement itself.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
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.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.