John Brown put little stock in the idea of abolition through peaceful means. In 1855, he gathered his arsenal and left his home for the slave state of Kansas where he would begin his bloody struggle.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.