Rising more than 700 feet above the raging waters of the Colorado River, Hoover Dam was called one of the greatest engineering works in history. 5,000 working men and their families came to live in the Nevada desert, all in search of a paycheck. The work was extremely dangerous, and done mostly without modern safety precautions.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.