The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, and thrived from the Depression through World War II, leaving a legacy in music.
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Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.