From the program "Panama Canal," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.