In 1894, Thomas Edison filmed sharpshooter Annie Oakley in his Black Maria studio. He was testing a new device called the kinetograph, an electrically powered camera capable of capturing motion.
Mr. Tornado is the remarkable story of the man whose groundbreaking work in research and applied science saved thousands of lives and helped Americans prepare for and respond to dangerous weather phenomena.
Explore the life and times of L. Frank Baum, creator of the beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.
In the fall of 1922, a film crew came to West Orange, New Jersey to document Thomas Edison going about his day.
Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated his new invention, the telephone, at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park.
On New Year's Eve, 1879, Thomas Edison unveiled his newest invention: the electric light.