This 1940s footage from Lancaster County shows Pennsylvania Dutch candy makers rolling and molding hard candy. Not all Pennsylvania Dutch are Amish, and the flowery and colorful clothing of these candy makers confirm their non-Amish status.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.