"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.