Get the true story behind 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford' from 1882 -- when, Jesse James, the Missouri outlaw, was killed by a boy twenty years old at his temporary residence on Thirteenth and Lafayette streets, in this city.
'Let us always be willing to give them whatever credit is their due.' 186,000 men of African descent fought for the Union in the Civil War. Here are some antique portraits showing just a few of these soldiers.
The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.
Take a look at a more than 20 vintage road maps below, apparently preserved for years in car gloveboxes across the nation!
In this secret message of January 18, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson asked Congress for $2,500 to explore the West -- all the way to the Pacific... Click to read more...
Shopping for sweet treats has long been a joy for young and old alike! Here are photos from 1938 and 1939 that show people buying candies -- by the bar, by the box and by the bag.
"Little House in the Big Woods" tells of 63 years ago, when the Ingalls family lived in a log cabin on the edge of the big woods in Wisconsin.
How Charles Lindbergh rose from working on a farm to become a worldwide hero for his flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
Warm up with a look back at 15 different antique fireplaces that were once found in homes across the US!
The tornado that hit St Louis, Missouri -- and its sister city in Illinois, East St Louis -- on May 27, 1896, is considered one of the deadliest on re... Click to read more...