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  • Hero: Thaddeus Watson,100 year-old WWII Veteran

    Adolphus Thaddeus Watson, 100 Year old WWII Veteran, who served in the U.S. Army all black 351st artillery unit during the Battle of the Bulge is featured. His story takes us on a historical journey from being raised on a plantation by his Aunt Fannie who was born into slavery, the Jim Crow era, ...

  • Captain Wendell O. Pruitt

    Captain Wendell Oliver Pruitt was a pioneering pilot of the 15th Air Force and a Tuskegee Airman from St. Louis. His story begins with humble beginnings and a desire to fly. A Sumner High graduate who grew up in the Ville neighborhood, Pruitt was well liked and well educated. His quiet demeanor g...

  • Wicked Spring

    During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get separated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate from each other until they meet by chance on the banks of a quiet cr...

  • 5 Things You Never Knew About the F4U Corsair

    Here are 5 things you never knew about the F4U Corsair, the famous World War II fighter aircraft. This is another addition to my countdowns series and was made using the World War II flight War Thunder. A HUGE thank you to the Commemorative Airforce and Airbase Georgia for helping me get the grea...

  • 5 Things You Never Knew About the Japanese Zero

    Here are 5 things that you probably never knew about the famous Mitsubishi "Zero" fighter in World War II. The A6M2 and A6M3 was the premier fighter of Japan during the second world war.

  • Seeking Freedom - Documentary

    Court documents found in St. Louis tell the inspiring story of courage when slaves from around the area fought for their freedom by challenging their owners in court

  • True Wireless: Connect 3

  • Hunter of Kentucky

    Andrew Jackson's decisive American victory over the British at the Battle of New Orleans is the stuff of legend. Fought at the end of the War of 1812 stories, movies and even songs have been written about it. The most popular tune was written in 1821. It lionized the Kentucky long rifle and the m...

  • 5 WW2 Aviation Facts

    1 season

  • A Story of Devotion

    This is the story of F4U Corsair pilots Jesse Brown and Medal of Honor winner Thomas Hudner in the Korean War - the tragic tale from the movie "Devotion".

  • 160th Anniversary Maryland Campaign

    This exclusive video showcases the 160th Anniversary Maryland Campaign "A Perfect Homespun Waterloo" the fight at Snavely Ford & Otto's Cornfield at Antietam Creek, Maryland.

  • Contested Ground

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  • How an 1803 Jacquard Loom Led to Computer Technology

    Joseph Marie-Jacquard developed the mechanical Jacquard loom in France in 1803. This innovative machine used punch cards to control the design of textiles made on the loom. These cards are predecessors to the modern-day computer punch cards and computer technology.

  • Expanding Exploration: Connect 3

    Courtesy of the team at The Henry Ford, explore the connection between a prospector's stake, Thomas Edison's tasimeter, and a song about an eclipse.

  • Freedom From Fear: Connect 3

    Discover how a vaccination card, a voting ballot, and an internet guide connect, with Associate Curator Katherine White. This series is brought to you by The Henry Ford.

  • 5 Things You Never Knew about the B-25

  • United in Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation Film

    In June 2011, through a unique collaboration with the National Archives in Washington, D.C., The Henry Ford had the privilege of displaying the actual Emancipation Proclamation for 36 hours. The response from the community was overwhelming - and inspiring. Watch what happened when thousands of pe...