Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
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.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
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.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.