Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.