What do the 1930s mean to you? We invite you to tell us your own stories — whether you lived through the tumultuous decade or learned about it from a relative, a book or a movie. Comment on the decade as a whole, or on any of our 1930s film subjects:
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.