William Deverell

Migrant Letters

Changing immigration laws, job opportunities, and acclimation to a new culture are captured in these letters from 20th-century Chinese and Mexican immigrants to California.

The scene around the well as crews work to rescue three-year-old Kathy Fiscus.

A Little Girl, a Deep Well and a Big Story

When three-year-old Kathy Fiscus fell down a well in San Marino, the attempt to rescue her was the first-ever significant news story to be televised live.