For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.