American Experience: Wild West Collection
Find dozens of stories from American Experience about the American West. See a map of the changing frontier, and find out which Wild West character is most like you!
New Perspectives on the West
Visit the companion website for another PBS documentary series, The West. You'll find biographies of key people, interactive maps, materials for teachers, and more.
Utah History to Go: The Navajos of Utah
Find a brief history of the Navajo people beginning with oral traditions continuing through to contemporary issues.
The Long Walk
This interactive lesson provides information on the Navajo Long Walk with photographs, maps, documents, and activities for the classroom.
Carter, Harvey Lewis. Dear Old Kit: The Historical Kit Carson. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.
Carter, Harvey L. and Thelma S. Guild. Kit Carson: A Pattern for Heroes. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.
Denton, Sally. Passion and Principle. New York: Bloomsbury, 2007.
Dunlay, Thomas W. Kit Carson and the Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000.
Estergreen, M. Morgan. Kit Carson: A Portrait in Courage. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962.
Roberts, David. A Newer World. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.
Sides, Hampton. Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West. New York: Doubleday, 2006.
Simmons, Marc. Kit Carson and His Three Wives. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2003.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.