John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.