Whether in politics or popular culture, civil liberty or civil rights, 1964 saw a lot of change. Trends were shifting and American ideals were shifting in a way we had never seen before. What event or set of events do you think had the biggest impact on the year, on American society, or on America as we know it today? Share your story.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
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.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.