Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.