Throughout the early 1960s thousands of young men and women poured into the Santa Clara valley every month, lured by the booming electronics and defense industries. "There was just too much talent stuffed into one place."
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.