Learn more from the creator of the film's turbans like Dolley was so famous for donning.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.