Brownie Wise emceed a men's fashion show during the 1957 Jubilee -- and grants a Chicago woman's wish.
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.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.