Click on the icons below to follow the harrowing journey of the Greely Expedition, from their arrival at Lady Franklin Bay to their rescue at Cape Sabine.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
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.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.