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?
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
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 contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.