Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.