Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.