field of stars = America's Best

The "Field of Stars" in our logo represents anyone and anything that is or was great in America. Below are some pictures of true "Americana" for you to appreciate.

If you have any high resolution Americana pictures that you would like to add to our online collection, please email them to us. Enjoy!

has a program and allows you to enter your birthday so you can see what happened in history the day you were born. Your Birth Year in History

AMERICAN PICKERS isn't your grandmother's antiquing. Pickers like Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are on a mission to recycle America, even if it means diving into countless piles of grimy junk or getting chased off a gun-wielding homeowner's land. Hitting back roads from coast to coast, the two men earn a living by restoring forgotten relics to their former glory, transforming one person's trash into another's treasure. View Full Episodes Online

americana Defined

Americana refers to artifacts, or a collection of artifacts, related to the history, geography, folklore and cultural heritage of the United States. Many kinds of material fall within the definition of Americana: paintings, prints and drawings; license plates or entire vehicles, household objects, tools and weapons; plaques and statues, and so on. Patriotism and nostalgia play a defining role in the subject. The things involved need not be old, but need to have the appropriate associations. The term may be used to describe the theme of a museum or collection, or of goods for sale.

Since its founding in 1837, John Deere has seen a great many changes in its business, its products, its services. Change always comes with opportunity. And Deere has always been ready and willing to embrace it.

The original 1903 Harley-Davidson (Online Museum) motorcycle factory held a story no one on earth could have made up. Four young men experimented with internal combustion in this tiny wooden shed.