Department of the Interior video on the Story of Hoover Dam
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
Photos, Maps and Information about Hoover Dam and the surrounding lakes
Educators & Librarians: You may order “Hoover Dam” at PBS Video
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.