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Feature image for Frederick Douglass, American Visionaires Frederick Douglas: An American Visionary
Frederick Douglass has been called the father of the civil rights movement. He rose through determination, brilliance, and eloquence to shape the American nation. He was an abolitionist, human rights and women's rights activist, orator, author, journalist, publisher, and social reformer. more...


Feature image for Legeds of Tuskegee Legends of Tuskegee: Booker T. Washington, The Tuskegee Airmen, and George Washington Carver
W ho are the Legends of Tuskegee and what do they have in common? Booker Taliafero Washington, George Washington Carver and the Tuskegee Airmen all came to Tuskegee and created their own legends. Tuskegee is more than a town located in Macon County, Alabama. It is an idea and an ideal. It was a bold experiment and a site of major African-American achievements for over 100 years. more...
American flag flying with Saint Louis Arch in background
Reinforced concrete foundations sunk 60 feet into the ground extend 30 feet into bedrock and contribute substantially to the structural strength of the Arch in St. Louis, part of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.