Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
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.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.