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.
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 remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.