Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents 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.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.