Dresses demonstrating the influence of mass media on daily life.
A sculpture created by Harlem Renaissance sculptor Augusta Savage for the 1939 World’s Fair.
The story of a documentary photographer who captured the lives of citizens from the New Deal through World War II.
The story of a blues singer who was born into poverty and became one of the highest paid Black performers in America.
The story of a daughter of immigrants who became one of the most famous athletes in the world.
The story of a Chinese American woman who achieved an international movie career, even in the face of racism and stereotyping.
The story of a working mother, songwriter, and labor activist who was murdered for her involvement in the Gastonia Textile Strike.
The story of a Black writer and anthropologist who committed her career to studying and celebrating African American folklore and culture.
Covers of Life magazine depicting flappers enjoying the newfound freedoms of the 1920s.
Photographs of young women embracing 1920s beauty culture and style.