Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.