Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.