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.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.