The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 - the deadliest natural disaster in United States history - after which floods swept thousands of people to their death, and many more left homeless as millions of dollars worth of property was destroyed.
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to have lived a century ago, or to have wandered the streets of a much younger Manhattan, you will be amazed by this footage from New York in 1911!
It is hard to believe that only two centuries ago, Chicago was a lonely marshland of trees and tall grass, a place with an abundance of wild onions, from which the Iroquois gave it its name, Chicagou.
San Francisco against the sky Silhouettes of the city's toplines at three periods No words could so vividly portray the changes which forty years ha... Click to read more...
This 21-minute video gives a fascinating and fantastic overview of San Francisco as it was in the mid-1950s, and highlights everything from the Cliff House to Fisherman’s Wharf.