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:
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.