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!
The Story Of The Daring 1962 Alcatraz Escape And The Inmates Behind It
They worked at night, using Morris' accordion playing to hide the noise of their drilling while they widened the holes behind the grates in their cells.
25 Photos Of The Child Laborers Who Helped Make New York What It Is Today
Turn-of-the-century photos of conditions that were once considered normal.
25 Powerful Historical Photos With Surprising Backstories
From "napalm girl" to "tank man," we've all seen these famous photos, but how many of us actually know the true stories behind them?
29 Shocking Photos Of Modern History’s Most Infamous Assassinations
Rare photos that place you in the middle of assassinations you've read about but perhaps never seen.
How A Presidential Vacation Contributed To Teddy Bear History
In 1904, Roosevelt adopted the teddy bear as the symbol of the Republican Party.
Surreal Photos From The Deadly Boston Molasses Disaster Of 1919
How one company cut corners, got greedy, and caused the deadly Boston molasses disaster that brought the city to its knees.
The Satanic And Cannibalistic Rituals Of The Chicago Ripper Crew
The ripper crew murdered six women, was suspected of abducting more than 18, and the ringleader wasn't even convicted of murder.
The Horrifying “Cures” Of Dr. Henry Cotton — America’s Biggest Quack
During his 26-year reign at the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Henry Cotton performed over 645 twisted operations in which he tried to "save" the mentally ill.
Skulls, Ears, Noses, And Other Morbid “Trophies” Americans Took From Dead Japanese In WWII
After Pearl Harbor, Americans began to view the Japanese as inherently evil and less than human.