Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.