After four decades and 1,803 issues, William Lloyd Garrison closed The Liberator after the 13th Amendment was added to the constitution. He could continue to fight for equal rights, dying in 1879 at age 73.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.