John Brown put little stock in the idea of abolition through peaceful means. In 1855, he gathered his arsenal and left his home for the slave state of Kansas where he would begin his bloody struggle.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.