A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass. The movement faded by 1880 as frauds were revealed.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
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.