In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.