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 international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.