General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
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.