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.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.