Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.