In 1881, the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition set out for the far North to spend two years recording scientific data. Sergeant George Rice was the official photographer on the team, and his images capture details of the men's lives in the vast, bleak Arctic landscape. When the party left Fort Conger August 1883 Rice took few more photos.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.