6HWbNHN-show-poster2x3-c7tgE2Y.png

Artbound

Start watching
MJ250sC-show-poster2x3-Bflky7i.png

Tending Nature

Start watching
Southland Sessions

Southland Sessions

Start watching
HvlSxHY-show-poster2x3-4ik43uV.png

Earth Focus

Start watching
5LQmQJY-show-poster2x3-MRWBpAK.jpg

Reporter Roundup

Start watching
City Rising

City Rising

Start watching
Lost LA

Lost LA

Start watching
Member
Your donation supports our high-quality, inspiring and commercial-free programming.
Support Icon
Learn about the many ways to support KCET.
Support Icon
Contact our Leadership, Advancement, Membership and Special Events teams.
Host Thomas Allen Harris (left) with two women with their old family possessions. | Preview for "Family Pictures USA"

Family Pictures USA

Family Pictures USA
"Family Pictures USA" host Thomas Allen Harris aims his camera at a city building. | "Family Pictures USA: Detroit"
Episode

This series explores neighborhoods and cities through the lens of the family photo album. Hosted by Thomas Allen Harris, it enlarges our understanding of history, our diversity and our shared values.

Women stand beside each other as they prepare food to serve.
Suggested Show

The Kitchenistas

Support Provided By
Full Episodes
Thomas Allen Harris speaking to a woman in "Family Pictures USA: Southwest Florida."
Episode
55:11
Family Pictures USA

Southwest Florida

Visit the Paradise Coast, where Native Americans, ranchers and fishermen share family stories.
"Family Pictures USA" host Thomas Allen Harris aims his camera at a city building. | "Family Pictures USA: Detroit"
Episode
Family Pictures USA

Detroit

Explore America's comeback city through photos and personal stories shared by residents. From the influence of the auto industry to labor unions to the Motown sound, Detroit's multilayered story is revealed via family narratives and memories.
Host Thomas Allen Harris listens to a woman speaking about her family photo. | "Family Pictures USA: North Carolina"
Episode
Family Pictures USA

North Carolina

Discover how this historically rural state built on tobacco and textiles is rapidly changing. Entrepreneurs find a warm welcome in Durham, Native Americans come home to ancestral lands, and families separated by race and class work toward healing.
ZXSic6D-asset-mezzanine-16x9-VIJ5BCV.jpeg
Family Pictures USA

LOCAL: Southwest Florida | Family Pictures USA

Family Pictures USA host Thomas Allan Harris revisits Southwest Florida.
33hGBh1-asset-mezzanine-16x9-BNHfukt.jpg
Family Pictures USA

LOCAL: North Carolina | Family Pictures USA

Family Pictures USA heads back to NC for a heartfelt reunion with the local community.
Active loading indicator
Explore
image.jpg
Episode
56:46
I Danced for the Angel of Death - The Dr. Edith Eva Eger Story

I Danced for the Angel of Death: The Dr. Edith Eva Eger Story

NmVvKV4-asset-mezzanine-16x9-652jwta.jpg
Episode
53:07
Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Vaccines

5uiEFrS-asset-mezzanine-16x9-ooDPXeO.jpg
4:58
Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Alexander Fleming's Messy Desk Leads to a Major Discovery

ThYNx1b-asset-mezzanine-16x9-96UT6fo.jpg
5:03
Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

How Gertrude Elion Became a Pioneer of Modern Medicine

awIdQTT-asset-mezzanine-16x9-AQ3BDhU.jpg
4:15
Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Florence Nightingale Used Creativity to Alter Hygiene Habits