James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century, once winning a campaign from jail while Curley served a sentence for fraud.
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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.