General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
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.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.