While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island, forcing residents to move away for more than 40 years.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.