Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.