Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 
  • History Detectives

History Detectives | Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map | PBS

Duration: 55:10 (Full Program)
Program: History Detectives #908
Broadcast Date: Aug. 30, 2011

This episode takes Wes Cowan to the White House. Did the first woman photographer assigned to the White House use this camera to photograph Harry Truman? Then Gwen Wright looks into a Confederate family legend that a child and her doll smuggled medicine behind the Northern blockade. And with labels in French, English and Spanish, what does this map tell us about how Europe colonized Florida?

Tags:

Topics:

Post Date: August 31, 2011