An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.