The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911, but the contact brought him terrible physical and psychological consequences.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.