P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
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.