On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened connecting the world’s two largest oceans and signaling America’s emergence as a global superpower. American ingenuity and innovation had succeeded where, just a few years earlier, the French had failed disastrously. But the U.S. paid a price for victory: more than a decade of ceaseless, grinding toil, an outlay of more than 350 million dollars—the largest single federal expenditure in history to that time – and the loss of more than 5,000 lives.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
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.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.