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  • The Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928 poster image canonical_images/feature/Swamp-Hurricane_Thumbnail_Texted-canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Swamp | Digital Short

    The Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928

    The Okeechobee Hurricane claimed one of the highest death tolls of any natural disasters in American history.  

  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Poet of the Everglades poster image canonical_images/feature/Swamp-Douglas_Thumbnail_Texted-canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Swamp | Digital Short

    Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Poet of the Everglades

    A reporter for The Miami Herald, Marjory Stoneman Douglas advocated for conservation.

  • Hamilton Disston: Pioneering Everglades Developer poster image canonical_images/feature/Swamp_Disston_Thumbnail_Text_canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Swamp | Digital Short

    Hamilton Disston: Pioneering Everglades Developer

    Hamilton Disston visioned the Everglades into dry land for cultivation.

  • Letter from a Father poster image canonical_images/feature/Bush_Letter_canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    George H.W. Bush | Digital Short

    Letter from a Father

    "I can confidently tell my guardian angel that my life is CAVU; and it will be until the day I die," George H.W. Bush.

  • P.G. Lowery and the Spread of African-American Music poster image canonical_images/feature/Circus_Lowery_canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Circus | Digital Short

    P.G. Lowery and the Spread of African-American Music

    P.G. Lowery, famed early twentieth century bandleader, spread African - American music with an all-black band in circus performances.

  • The Acrobat poster image canonical_images/feature/Acrobat_Textless_canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Circus | Digital Short

    The Acrobat

    Explore today's social circus movement through the eyes of Sidney “Iking” Bateman.
     

  • The Ringling Brothers poster image canonical_images/feature/Circus_RinglingBros_canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Circus | Digital Short

    The Ringling Brothers

    Within a decade, the Ringling Brothers went from being a tiny regional circus to this large circus that's traveling across the country.

  • Aquanaut at Work poster image canonical_images/feature/Sealab_Scientist_canonical_OS6PCkx.jpg XXX Article
    Sealab | Article

    Aquanaut at Work

    A deep sea geologist explores submarine volcanoes at depths of 12,000 feet.

  • Jumbo the Elephant poster image canonical_images/feature/Circus_Jumbo_canonical.jpg XXX Digital Short
    The Circus | Digital Short

    Jumbo the Elephant

    The sale of Jumbo the African elephant to P.T. Barnum by the London Zoological Society caused an uproar in England. 

  • G.I. Joe poster image canonical_images/feature/GI_Joe_canonical.jpg XXX Article
    Article

    G.I. Joe

    In 1963, Stanley Weston, a licensing and marketing agent in New York City, created the idea to sell dolls to boys, specifically, military dolls.

  • Mr. Potato Head poster image canonical_images/feature/Mr_Potato_canonical.jpg XXX Article
    Article

    Mr. Potato Head

    Hasbro launched the first advertising campaign for Mr. Potato Head on April 30th, 1952. Within its first few months on the market, the toy earned the company more than $4 million.

  • Candy Land poster image canonical_images/feature/Candy_Land_canonical.jpg XXX Article
    Article

    Candy Land

    Although Candy Land started in a polio ward, its connection to the infamous disease was kept secret for 50 years. Its steady rise in popularity was due to the fact that it entertained young children in a simple and fun way.