Having recently moved to Cincinnati with her family, Harriet Beecher visited the slave state of Kentucky in 1833, staying here at the Marshall Key House.
While in Kentucky, she witnessed slavery up close for the first time.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.