A new report called Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror," documents 3,959 African Americans lynched between 1877 and 1950.
The Social Security Act was signed into law in 1935.
Detective Wallace “Wally” Tennelle was a rarity: a cop who actually lived in the South Los Angeles neighborhood where he worked.
The Walk Free Foundation recently reported that 35 million people in the world today are trapped in different forms of slavery.
In April 1863, the men of the 4th California infantry were hungry. They were posted at Drum Barracks ...
During the fall and winter of 1861-1862, Clark and many other officials in Santa Fe attended at least eight séances.
A look back on Nellie Bly and the era of "stunt-reporting."
In spring 1920, three men disembarked from a train in a high desert town. They had come on behalf of their friend Anson Mills, who had asked them to find his brother's grave.
Rediscovering the Gustavinos contributions to architecture.
How claims records and other documents serve as historical sources.