From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
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.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.