The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease. The medical breakthrough saved countless lives and had a pervasive impact on American philanthropy that continues to be felt today.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
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 Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.