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.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.