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:
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.