At the 1961 Tupperabia Jubilee, the top 25 sellers in the country wear "special magic turbans" to receive their prizes, ranging from pots and pans to a cottage.
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 influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.