This map shows locations related to the Triangle Factory fire of 1911 in lower Manhattan. As a part of the 2011 Centennial commemoration of the fire, the Jewish Women's Archive has organized a walking tour of the area.This map is courtesy of the Jewish Women's Archive whose website includes more information about the rich history of American Jewish women, the 2011 commemoration of the Triangle Factory fire, and the walking tour of Lower Manhattan illustrated in this map.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.