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 last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.