The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.