From America’s most famous folk heroes to beautiful photographs of John F. Kennedy, enjoy All That Is Interesting’s fascinating articles about American history!
This Week In History, Feb. 19 – 25
Donner Party rescue, the first New Yorker issue, the Iwo Jima flag raising, Malcolm X's assassination, and a Cold War nuclear test.
Why Arthur Mole Turned 21,000 People Into A Portrait Of Woodrow Wilson
Did this vintage U.S. propaganda invent the mass choreography of fascism?
Vintage Photos Of The Kennedy Clan During Their Youth
What America's great political dynasty looked like before the politics.
24 Unsettling Before And After Photos From Operation Doorstep
These little-seen photos reveal a secret Cold War test conducted by the U.S. government to show what nuclear holocaust would look like.
How The Original “America First” Movement Came To An Abrupt End
An entire movement formed around the idea of "America First," but it quickly died — and with good reason.
Native American Fashion Isn’t All Headdresses And Moccasins
Stunning looks that prove that the fashion industry should be more inclusive.
This Week In History, Feb. 12 – 18
Woman buried with husband's heart, important Harriet Tubman photo uncovered, ancient Roman artifact found in New York, pregnant dinosaur cousin unearthed, fearsome female gangsters.
How “Fake News” Led To The Flour Riot Of 1837
If the Flour Riot of 1837 teaches us anything, it's that people often believe what they read — and will act upon it.
Little Caesars’ Founder Covered Rosa Parks’ Rent For Over A Decade
After Parks was robbed and assaulted in 1994, pizza chain founder Michael Ilitch offered to pay her rent in perpetuity.
Three Letters That Former Slaves Sent To Their Masters
These notes shine a light on the complex relationships that slaves had with their masters.
Momentous Historical Firsts That Happened Way Before Most People Think They Did
It's often the case that the best stories — not the most accurate accounts — make history.