Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
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.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.