The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.