President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.