Whether in politics or popular culture, civil liberty or civil rights, 1964 saw a lot of change. Trends were shifting and American ideals were shifting in a way we had never seen before. What event or set of events do you think had the biggest impact on the year, on American society, or on America as we know it today? Share your story.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.