Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
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 influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.