Robert Moses built bridges, highways, Jones Beach, Lincoln Center and the United Nations in New York. His were some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.