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.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.