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.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.