August 7, 2019 / Modified aug 9, 2019 4:17 p.m.

Family Pictures USA

Thomas Allen Harris hosts this three-episode series that explores American cities, towns and rural communities through family photographs. Watch all three episodes back-to-back.

Join host Thomas Allen Harris to explore American cities, towns and rural communities through the lens of the family photo album, unearthing rich personal stories that expand our understanding of history, diversity and common values.

8 p.m.
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.

9 p.m.
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.

10 p.m.
Southwest Florida

Visit the Paradise Coast from Ft. Myers to the Everglades, home to ranchers, Native Americans and fishing communities. Explore cattle country in rural Florida and meet a family of migrant workers who now own the company that harvests the produce.

Family Pictures USA beginning tonight at 8 p.m. on PBS 6.

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