Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great 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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.