"If you cared about this country, if you cared about Democracy, then you had to go down." Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS on June 24, 2014.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.