Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.