An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.