After reading reports of pro-slavery violence, Angelina Grimke decided she could remain silent no longer. She published a letter in "The Liberator" and wrote "An Appeal to the Women of the South," urging them to work for the downfall of slavery.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.