Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
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.
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 story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
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.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.