For the 1960 Jubilee, participants follow instructions to paint a pair of massive patriotic portraits.
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.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.