In the Spring of 1854, fugitive slave Anthony Burns sat in Boston's city jail. Locals protesting for Burns' release turned violent before the U.S. President Franklin Pierce ordered hundreds of military troops to escort Burns to a ship waiting in the harbor. Though abolitionists were losing hope, they had shifted history.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.