History Detective's Most Common Artifacts
Find out why the most common History Detectives objects come from WWII.
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- Order of Leopold, Suffrage Pennant, WB Cartoon A medal of high honor, pivotal women's voting rights campaign, and unsung cartoon heroes.
- Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American... A story of two Civil War letters, mystery aviation autographs & a 1950s black comic book.
- Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map A first in White House photography, a doll used to smuggle drugs, an early map of Florida.
- Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter A WWII prototype drone, a war memento for Teddy Roosevelt and a letter from Clara Barton.
- Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs Slave in a Confederate Uniform, Hollywood Indian Payroll, Fighting for Harlem Land Rights.
- Club Continental, St. V-Day Massacre, Society Circus Program Underworld calling card, Gang massacre shotgun, and High Society in the Depression.
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- McDonald's Commercials Watch some McDonald's commercials from the 1960s (no audio)
- On the Road: A Tour of the Kennedy Farmhouse Wes Cowan goes on a tour of the Kennedy Farmhouse.
- Fitness, Flappers and Phonograph Records Who was the man behind these 1920s exercise records? Did he pioneer media fitness?
- TDR-1 Test Mission View footage from the TDR-1 test mission.
- Yak Canutt: Devil Horse Clip In this clip from Devil Horse, stuntman Yak Canutt can be seen riding a horse.