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 influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.