Dive into the captivating tale of Japan's 1860 leap from centuries of isolation to forging ties with the U.S. Uncover their daring voyage, America's samurai intrigue, and the birth of a legendary alliance.
Take a look back at the first Red Scare of the 20th century, when a communist protest outside the State, War and Navy Building in 1928 led to the arrest of 29 people. Learn more about the International Defense League of America and the labor movement pushing socialist or communist ideologies on the working class.
Take a look back at the unbelievable celebration of the end of World War I in Washington, DC. Read the Baltimore Sun report & see the Capitol Building fully lit up following the announcement of the armistice!
Take a look back at the early 20th century version of open government and transparency with this review of the White House visitors list from January 24th, 1912, when President Taft received members of Congress, ambassadors and more.