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.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.