The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.