The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.