Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.