Films: 1911 - 1920
Browse the entire American Experience series featuring over 250 films. Watch full films online, download teacher’s guides, go behind the scenes, and learn more about your favorite films.
Tesla : 1 hr
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
The Big Burn : 1 hr
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
The Mine Wars : 2 hrs
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Edison : 2 hrs
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
Triangle Fire : 1 hr
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Henry Ford : 2 hrs
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The Rockefellers : 2 hrs
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Panama Canal : 90 mins
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Wyatt Earp : 1 hr
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.