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.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".