Click on the icons below to follow the harrowing journey of the Greely Expedition, from their arrival at Lady Franklin Bay to their rescue at Cape Sabine.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.