Legacy Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery to become one of the leading intellectuals of his time. He advised presidents and lectured to audiences numbering in […]
Nellie Bly paved the way for investigative journalists, traveled around the world, and patented several inventions.
Jesse James was a notorious outlaw. He, his brother Frank, and their gang were responsible for dozens of robberies.
Huey P. Long (born 1893) served as Governor and then Senator of Louisiana. He was a fiery politician who made many enemies along his path to political power. He died in 1935.
Lizzie Borden went on trial for the gruesome murder of her parents. Was she indeed guilty?
Oakley was one of the first women sharpshooters to gain fame in the U.S.
Synopsis Norman Rockwell was an illustrator, painter, and author who was famous for his illustrations and paintings that depicted everyday Americans in a joyful and […]
The Early Years Carver was born in 1864 in Diamond, Missouri to Mary and Giles who were an enslaved couple living on the plantation of […]
An Innocent Check In November 24, 1971: it is a busy afternoon in the Portland (Oregon) International Airport. Thanksgiving is the next day, and harried […]
New Orleans born trumpeter, cornet player, and vocalist Louis Armstrong brought joy and spontaneity to jazz and popular music. Childhood Louis Armstrong was born on […]