The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
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.
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 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.