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 Billy the Kid to 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.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
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.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
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The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
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