The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
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.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
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.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.