Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. 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.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.