In this 1960 Jubilee video, unexpected four-wheeled prizes inspire mania. The highest-distributor cup is awarded to Jo and Bill Carter from Medford, NJ.
In 1954, Brownie Wise inaugurated the Tupperware Homecoming Jubilee. Hundreds of Tupperware dealers from across the country came to the company's Kissimmee, Florida, headquarters for classes and motivational events. Wise gave each year's gathering a theme, with high spectacle and outrageous competitions -- often for glamorous prizes.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.