In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.