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American Nobelists in Economics

American Nobelists in Economics
Meet the Nobel laureates in economics who call America home.

Ansel Adams' Portfolio

Ansel Adams' Portfolio
Look at some of Ansel Adams' most beloved images of American wilderness.

World War II POW Drawings
Montana native Ben Steele spent 40 months as a Japanese prisoner during World War II. See the harrowing drawings he made about his experience.

Made in Chicago
From the eight-hour work day to the Mickey Finn, browse a gallery of Chicago innovations.

Faces in the Crowd
Explore the lives of 20 people photographed in Chicago, circa 1891.

Then and Now
Compare some Chicago landmarks, in pictures separated by a century.

Bill Burke in Southeast Asia
A documentary photographer looks at how war has affected people in Vietnam and its neighboring countries, Cambodia and Laos.

The Last Orphan
Cartoonist Gary Trudeau's 1975 Doonesbury comic strips document the arrival of a Babylift adoptee from Vietnam.

Medical Instruments and Teaching Aids
Squeamish? Then don't look at these mid-19th century surgical instruments and specimens used for teaching!

Twin Towers Gallery
Browse this gallery of World Trade Center photographs taken over decades by Donald Lokuta and Camilo José Vergara.

Depression-Era Desperadoes

Depression-Era Desperadoes
Find out about the worst of the worst, including Bonnie and Clyde, "Baby Face" Nelson, and Ma Barker.

Vietnam POW Drawings

Vietnam POW Drawings
Mike McGrath endured over 5-1/2 years in a Hanoi prison. See the harrowing drawings he created when he came home.

Superhorses
Find out about thirty of the best athletes American horse racing has ever seen.

James Eads' Architectural Drawings

James Eads' Architectural Drawings
Browse and examine up close some of the original construction drawings for the unprecedented St. Louis bridge.

The Kennedys at Hyannis Port
Browse a gallery of Kennedy family photographs taken at their Cape Cod vacation compound.

Scouting the Route
Take a Western road trip through six states with the film production team.

Exposing Poverty

Exposing Poverty
See a Danish immigrant's influential photojournalistic exploration of how the other half lived, in turn-of-the-century New York City slums.

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