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President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
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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.