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I Am A Man poster, 1968, Emerson Graphics

View this online collection of the photographs, posters, television clips and newspaper articles that shaped and...

Immigrants landing at Ellis Island
Take a virtual tour, search photos and records, and hear the stories of patients who were detained, treated, and sometimes...
Percy Julian

Against all odds, African-American chemist Percy Julian became one of the great scientists of the 20th century.

Central Park

The life and legacy of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life.

woodprint: Emancipation Day in South Carolina

The history of Emancipation, through the letters and records of those that lived it.

Freedom Riders

Hear the stories of the more than 400 black and white Americans who risked violent attacks and imprisonment for traveling...

GeoHistorian Project
Researchers at Kent State University are turning K-12 students into digital historians. See how.
Prisoners in Siberia, from the Gulag Museum at Perm-36

This online exhibit takes you inside the Soviet forced labor concentration camps called the Gulag through the stories of...

Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo

The history of the global anti-apartheid movement that took on South Africa’s entrenched apartheid regime and its...

Turner-Ingersoll House, aka "The House of the Seven Gables" in Salem, Mass.

The Puritan past of his native Salem was an inspiration to novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne. Explore the Massachusetts town...

Henry Ford with Ford Model T, Buffalo, New York, 1921.

A profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.

Anna Matveevna in her Moscow communal kitchen.

Chronicling little known kitchen rituals and traditions that explore how communities come together through food.