Over the course of four years, David Goodrich rode his bicycle 3,000 miles east of the Mississippi to travel the routes of the Underground Railroad. His new book, On Freedom Road: Bicycle Explorations and Reckonings on the Underground Railroad, covers his journey. American History magazine’s Director of Photography Melissa A. Winn talked with him about the book, the bike ride, and the stories he collected along the way.
Portfolio: Images of War as Landscape
Whether they produced battlefield images of the dead or daguerreotype portraits of common soldiers, […]
Jerrie Mock: Record-Breaking American Female Pilot
In 1964 an Ohio woman took up the challenge that had led to Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.
New Graphic Novel Highlights Soldier Who Killed Six Nazis By Himself
A new graphic novel from the Association of the United States Army brings to life the story of a soldier who stood alone in the line of fire to protect other members of his unit.
A Man, A Medal and What It Takes to Lead
“At that time I thought something happened and I might not get the medal,” Paris Davis said. “And I just completely forgot about it, I really did.”