President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
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."
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.