In 1936, Walter Reuther fought auto makers to recognize the United Auto Workers. GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
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.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
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 trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.