The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.