An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis. When three of her friends were hanged, Wells was radicalized.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.