An 1849 Cholera outbreak in Cincinnati claims Harriet Beecher Stowe's beloved son Charlie. "I learned what a poor slave mother may feel when her child is torn away from her." Stowe would go on to write Uncle Tom's Cabin a few years later from her new home in Brunswick, Maine.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.