The Civilian Conservation Corps completed thousands of projects across America, from planting trees and fighting forest fires to developing wilderness areas for public enjoyment. We have mapped several locations in every state — see if you can find something near you!
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
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.