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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
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 trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.