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SLCC Live! Robber's Roost, Outlaw Hideout

 SLCC Live! Robber's Roost, Outlaw Hideout

Robber's Roost was a safe haven for outlaws, including Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch. Learn about Robber's Roost from Stuff You Missed in History Class. See more »

The New Orleans 1900 Race Riot

 The New Orleans 1900 Race Riot

In July 1900, an interaction between New Orleans police and two black men set off a chain of horrific events. See more »

SLCC Live! How Historical Fiction Gets Made

 SLCC Live! How Historical Fiction Gets Made

Tracy and Holly with authors Bryan Young, E.B. Wheeler and Brian McClellan at SLCC about how they weave historical inspiration into their work. See more »

Mary Alice Nelson, aka Molly Spotted Elk

 Mary Alice Nelson, aka Molly Spotted Elk

Molly was born on Indian Island, Maine, and she turned to dance to help her family make ends meet. But because audiences and companies in the U.S. pushed her toward stereotypical depictions of Native Americans, she eventually took her dancing to France. See more »

Live at the DMA: Pierre de Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

 Live at the DMA: Pierre de Coubertin and the Modern Olympics

Coubertin's vision to unite the world through sport launched the modern Olympic Games. But those first few times out, things weren't always smooth. See more »

John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

 John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia, set out to create an armed revolution of emancipated slaves. Instead, it became a tipping point leading to the U.S. Civil War. See more »

The Montgolfier Brothers and Their Balloons

 The Montgolfier Brothers and Their Balloons

As man was looking to the skies and yearning to fly, two inventive brothers came up with an idea to set humans aloft. See more »

The London Match Girls Strike of 1888

 The London Match Girls Strike of 1888

The London Match Girls Strike of 1888 was an important labor rights event, when factory workers protested hazardous and unfair working conditions. See more »

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation with John B. King

 Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation with John B. King

Secretary of Education Dr. John B. King Jr. discusses the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. See more »

Thomas Day’s Quest for the Perfect Wife

 Thomas Day’s Quest for the Perfect Wife

Thomas Day decided that the only way to have a perfect wife was to create one. So he adopted two orphans and attempted to train them. See more »