The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
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.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.