The Borglum family archives include some historic home movies, early color films of the mountain's sculpting in progress. See Gutzon and the workers in action as they struggle with winches, jackhammers -- and Mother Nature.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.