Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
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.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.