To reduce costs and increase production of his most successful automobile -- the Model T -- Henry Ford borrowed a tactic from the meatpacking industry and implemented the assembly line in his manufacturing plant. It would revolutionize the auto industry as would Ford's groundbreaking Five Dollar Day wage for an eight-hour shift.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
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.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.