In 1964, over 700 volunteers from across the country joined organizers and local African Americans in Mississippi to participate in "The Mississippi Summer Project." View photos from that summer, from training in Oxford, OH to canvassing the towns of Mississippi to campaigning at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, NJ.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
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.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.