Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.