George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.