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!
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
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.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.