Your ringside seat to history -
from the Ancient World to the present. History through
the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis
Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of
Seeking a Better Life. . .
Escape from Slavery, 1838
"...my hands were my own." Frederick Douglass describes his dash to freedom.
California Gold Rush, 1849
"There is a good deal of sin and wickedness going on here" A gold seeker describes his passage to the gold fields, digging for gold and life in camp.
"True Grit" on the Nebraska plains, 1887
An image of three motherless children and their father provide insight into the day-to-day struggles in American's Old West