In 1936, Walter Reuther fought auto makers to recognize the United Auto Workers. GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.