This 1955 educational film titled "Boys Beware" warns against "the dangers of homosexuality," which is described as "a sickness of the mind." The ten minute video was produced by the Unified School District and the Police Department of Inglewood, California.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.