The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.