The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.