Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
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.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.