The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.