Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.