Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.