The slave quarters at the McLeod Plantation on James Island in South Carolina show what the typical living space was like for rural slaves in the South.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.