Ronald H. Blumer
Director of Photography
Archival Footage Research
Jean De Segonzac
John D. Fuller
Alan Brinkley, Historian
William K. Klingaman, Author, 1929, The Year of the Great Crash
Archival Material Courtesy of
AIMS Media, Inc.
Film Audio Services
Fred Foss Collections
John E. Allen
Laurie Kahn Leavitt/Dan F. Kahn
National Archives Trust Fund Board
The National Geographic Society
National Public Archives of Canada
Oregon Historical Society Film Archives
Petrified Films, Inc.
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Universal Studios Licensing LLLP
The University of South Carolina Newsfilm Library
Photographs Courtesy of
Babson College Archives
Carnegie Hall Archives
Charles E. Mitchell Family
The Forbes Archives, All Rights Reserved, Copyright
Associate Producer, Web
Marketing and Communications
James E. Dunford
A MIDDLEMARCH FILMS Production for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.