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.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.