The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, and thrived from the Depression through World War II, leaving a legacy in music.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.