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 world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.