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.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.