Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.