Legacy of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery to become one of the leading intellectuals of his time. He advised presidents and lectured to […]
Barnum and Bailey Circus lights up the Big Apple and points beyond P.T. Barnum was the consummate showman. Born in Bethel, Connecticut on July 5, […]
The Legend of Paul Bunyan and his Blue Ox, Abe roamed the forests of North America before capturing the imaginations of Americans nationwide.
Ma Barker’s early years: The search for adventure Ma Barker, whose real name was Arizona Donnie Clark, was born on October 8, 1873 in the […]
Pecos Bill was a fictional character of legendary abilities whose feats were recounted by cowboys around the campfire.
Geronimo was an Apache warrior who raided U.S. and Mexican settlements. His legend of resistance to capture remains even today.
The Legend of John Henry is the tale of a steel driving man who took on a machine.
Brer Rabbit is a trickster figure that originated in African Folklore.
The Early Lives of Bonnie and Clyde Bonnie Parker was born in Rowena Texas in 1901. The family lived comfortably off of the father’s salary […]
Davy Crockett was a frontiersman and politician who was known as the “king of the wild frontier.” He died fighting at the Battle of the Alamo in the Texas Revolution.