The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834 documenting the landscape, plants and the lives of Native Americans.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
A nation comes of age
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.