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.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.