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 epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.