To reduce costs and increase production of his most successful automobile -- the Model T -- Henry Ford borrowed a tactic from the meatpacking industry and implemented the assembly line in his manufacturing plant. It would revolutionize the auto industry as would Ford's groundbreaking Five Dollar Day wage for an eight-hour shift.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.