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.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.