Who is your western hero? The legend of the Wild West has been played out in American Popular culture since the start of westward expansion. From Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and George Custer to Geronimo, the real-life people who helped tame the west would shape the western heroes celebrated in film and television for decades. Share your real or fictional western hero below.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.