After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
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.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.