WPA Exhibits

Our SOUL! collection features music, interviews, and cultural discussions that address African American culture and identity in America during the 1960s and 70s.
Rock, Pop, and Country music from the 1960s.
Welcome to the City of Los Angeles: Turn-of-the-century to Present.
Re-enactments of the American Revolution
Re-enactments of the American Civil War
Re-creation of settlers, cowboys and Native Americans.
There's gold in them there hills! Prospectors looking for gold. Some are historical recreations.
Coming to America and becoming a citizen
Events related to the Spanish American War 1898
The 1901 Pan-American Exposition World's Fair held in Buffalo, New York.
Fighting during the Great War
Battles fought in the trenches
The Eighteenth Amendment banned the consumption and distribution of all alcoholic beverages from 1920 - 1933.
Experience the nostalgia of the roaring twenties.
The Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the conditions that followed
German aerial attacks of London during World War Two.
On June 6,1944 Allied Troops fought the Germans on the Beaches of Normandy, France.
Color footage related to WWII from 1939 to 1945.
Cold War conflict spanning post-WWII until the fall of the Berlin Wall
The stereotype of life in America during the post-war years.
A barrier constructed by the GDR from 1961 to 1989 to seperate West Berlin from surrounding areas.
Events related to the 1960s African American Civil Rights struggle
Speeches given by Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
Racially charged riots of the 1960s
The assassination and funeral of John F. Kennedy
The man accused of shooting JFK.
The Peace and Love movement of the 1960s
Military action during the Vietnam War
Social unrest surrounding the War in Vietnam
Events of the Apollo space program culminating with Man's first steps on the moon 1961-1973
Events surrounding the Assassination and Death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Racial segregation in South Africa
Events related to the oil and energy crisis of the 1970s.
The life and tragic passing of the United States 25th President William McKinley.
Events chronicling the life of Teddy Roosevelt
William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson served as the 28th President of the United States.
The life and legacy of Warren G.Harding, the United States 29th President.
John Calvin Coolidge, Jr.served as the 30th President of the United States.
Herbert Hoover served as America's 31st President.
FDR, the 32nd President of the United States
The life and Presidency of Harry S. Truman our 33rd President.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, our nation's 34th President of the United States.
Famous and noteworthy speeches made by the late President John F Kennedy.
The life and Presidency of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president of the United States.
The life and Presidency of Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States.
Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr served as the 38th President of the United States.
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr served as the 39th President of the United States.
Ronald Reagan served as the 40th President of the United States.
George H. W. Bush served as the 41st President of the United States.
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton served as the 42nd President of the United States.
George Walker Bush served as the nation's 43rd President of the United States.
Welcome to the City of London from the 1930s to Present day.
Welcome to the City of Lights: Turn of the Century to Present.
The Big Apple is the city that never sleeps from the Turn-of-the-Century to the Present.
The "Windy City" from the turn of the century to the present.
Women and Men in the 1920s have fun with fashion from head to toe.
Popular styles worn by men, women and children in the 1930s.
Popular Fashion Trends for men, women and children circa 1940s.
Popular styles and trends from the 1950s for men, women and children.
Versatile and timeless denim fashions
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States & Women's Rights Activist.
Benito "Il Duce" Mussolini, Italian Prime Minister and Leader of the National Fascist Party.
The life and career of the FBI director J. Edgar Hoover
The famous Cuban revolutionary leader.
The life and career of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Huey Long, the outspoken 40th Governor of Louisiana
The life and career of American organized labor leader John L. Lewis
The life and military career of aviation pioneer Brigadier General William "Billy" Mitchell
HRH, Albert Frederick Arthur George, the Former King of England & Duke of York. He reigned from 1936 to 1952.
Her Majesty The Queen of England
HRH, Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales; Duke of Cornwall
Early computer systems of the 1950s
Computer systems of the 1980s
A Behind the Scenes look at Hollywood's Motion Picture Studios to Movie Premieres.
Various scenes of people watching television.
Re-enactments of Knights, Lords and Ladies.
Images that capture the American spirit
Employees working hard in various office settings.
Time waits for no man. Various ways to show the passage of time.
It makes the world go around.
It's the small moments in life that bring the most joy.
Clips depicting the concept of success.
A few of the odd and fun items in our collection.
Major tennis matches from around the world with tennis greats.
Supreme Court Justices in the nomination process, being interviewed, and serving their term on the bench of the Supreme Court