President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
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.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.