America's most renowned football coach, Knute Rockne of Notre Dame, was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of financial and commercial power in American culture.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.