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:
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.