During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.