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!
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
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.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.