In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century -- and one of the most controversial. A failed actor, Reagan became a passionate ideologue who preached a simple gospel of lower taxes, less government, and anti-communism. One by one, his opponents underestimated him; one by one, Reagan surprised them, rising to become a president who always preferred to see America as a "shining city on a hill."
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.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.