American Enterprise

Refrigerators and women’s empowerment: The “peaceful revolution” of rural electrification

A woman delivers a presentation in front of a large group of seated people. The stage is filled with various electrical appliances, as well as a large banner with the text, "Electricity, your helper, convenient, safe, economical," as well as as a smaller poster titled "Electric Cooking ABCs."

Rebecca Lukens: A woman of iron

Detail of ten dollar note showing illustration of an interiror iron foundry with figures working

Rea Ann Silva: The woman behind Beautyblender

Sponges of diverse shapes and colors arranged in a line

25 years later: the legacy of the El Monte sweatshop raid

Pennies and nickels add up to success: Maggie Lena Walker

100 years later, do we think Prohibition was good for the nation?

Happy days are here again banner.

American dream turned nightmare

Bouquets in front of a gas station.

Remembering Woodstock

A graphic with a red background and a white illustration of the neck of a guitar with a bird resting on it.

The impact of the Transcontinental Railroad on Native Americans

"10 Free Hours!" Marketing and the World Wide Web in the 1990s