George H.W. Bush, who exited his first airplane via parachute in World War II, completes a ceremonial jump in his 83rd year.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
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.