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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
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.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.