"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.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
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.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.