For many years, Henry Ford took annual camping trips with the "vagabonds" - his close friends Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and John Burroughs - with an entourage of servants, photographers, friends and family often in tow. On several occasions a president even joined along - President Harding in 1921 and Coolidge in 1923. Here, the group dined around a giant lazy Susan during their 1923 trip.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.