Nearly every American town has a baseball diamond. A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
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 great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.