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!
What We Loved This Week, Oct. 23 – 29
Marilyn Monroe prepares for a night out, alien landscapes here on Earth, enormous Chinese lantern sculptures, museums of death and destruction, and Native American portraits.
35 Images That Capture The Beatniks’ Heyday In New York City
"Like, man, if you’re beat, where else is there to go but Greenwich Village, Earth? Like, it’s Endsville, man, you dig?"
33 Striking Portraits Of Native American Culture In The Early 20th Century
Over the course of 30 years, Edward Curtis took 40,000 photos of 100 indigenous American tribes.
21 Theodore Roosevelt Quotes That’ll Teach You How To Truly Live Your Life
These words will make anyone feel fearless.
Inside Oregon’s “White Utopia” Origins
The state is considered a hub for progressive thought, but does history back up this claim?
How The U.S. Government Has Supported The Deaths Of Hundreds Of Thousands
The U.S. has aligned itself with some truly brutal regimes in order to promote and protect its own interests. For thousands around the world, that alliance has proven fatal.
5 People Who Got Screwed Out Of The History Books Because They Weren’t White Men
They changed the course of history forever, and yet we hardly know their names.
What We Can Learn From The Speech Teddy Roosevelt Gave Just After Being Shot
Not even a near-assassination could keep Roosevelt from the pulpit.
23 Child Labor Photographs That Changed The Face Of American Industry
Learn more about the documentary photographer who helped spur child labor reform.
The Harlem Renaissance: 41 Images Of When New York Was The Capital Of Black America
A look inside the movement that launched jazz, the NAACP, and swing dancing.
What Brooklyn Looked Like Before The Hipster Invasion
This was Brooklyn before it became a haven for luxury condos and artisanal pickle shops.