The women's suffrage movement endured infighting, alliances, and betrayals, and won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.