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Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.