In this 1957 Jubilee video, organizers present foreign lands -- and illustrate some of the era's cultural stereotypes.
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.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
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.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.