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History Detectives

2003-Present Docu-Series

This program lifts the lid on intriguing artifacts, objects, family legends and folklore.

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History Detectives Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs

An old civil war photograph of a black man in a Confederate uniform is researched. Later, we investigate if Native Americans in Hollywood payment ledgers were treated fairly. Also, an ornate stock certificate gives clues about the early days of Harlem.

5:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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History Detectives PsychoPhone/ War Dog Letter/ Pancho Villa Watch Fob

A Cincinnati couple acquired a peculiar phonograph they believe was created by Edison to communicate from the dead. A WWII collector has a cryptic letter written from one soldier to another about training dogs for war.

5:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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