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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.