In 1910, a wildfire burned an area the size of Connecticut and killed at least 78 firefighters in just 36 hours. How have policies and resources around wildfire fighting changed in the century since the Big Burn?
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
A six-hour series on how the West was lost and won, from the Gold Rush in 1848 until Wounded Knee in 1893.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.