A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
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.