An 1849 Cholera outbreak in Cincinnati claims Harriet Beecher Stowe's beloved son Charlie. "I learned what a poor slave mother may feel when her child is torn away from her." Stowe would go on to write Uncle Tom's Cabin a few years later from her new home in Brunswick, Maine.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.