Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.