Click on the numbers for more information on this map of the Donner Party’s route from Independence, Missouri to Sutter’s Fort, California.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
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.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West