"He came back to tell his parents that he was going to college. They lived down a long lane. When he turned in the driveway, the memories set in; that coming home was so strong, so powerful that he gave up college from the end of the drive to the barn. He went in and asked his dad, "May I come home?""
The Amish: Shunned premiers on American Experience/PBS February 4, 2014.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.