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
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
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.