Who is your favorite 20th-century American president? Was it FDR? Kennedy? Reagan? Or one of the other 14 men from Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) to Bill Clinton (1993-2001) who helped usher the United States through the 1900s? Who do you think was the most influential? Who had the greatest impact on the country we live in today?
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Founding father Alexander Hamilton went up against political rival and former vice president Aaron Burr in one of history's most famous duels.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.