At 23, Anna was considered an Old Maid in her Amish community; she left, but she misses home.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
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.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.