This 1940s bonus video shows a Pennsylvania Dutch family in Lancaster County working in a field with no modern machinery. Not all Pennsylvania Dutch are Amish, and this family does not seem to be Amish due to their head coverings and clothing.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.