In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered a widespread conspiracy and the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.