William Lloyd Garrison speaks to a crowd of abolitionists in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He introduces the self-emancipated Frederick Douglass, soon leading to a powerful partnership with a common cause -- immediate abolition of slavery.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
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.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.