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.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?