in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.