William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of "The Liberator" on January 1, 1831 with financial support from both black and white abolitionists. "There shall be no neutrals," he declared. "Men shall either like or dislike me."
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.