Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.