The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.