Restoring any one-of-a-kind historical artifact has its own unique set of challenges. So it's hard to imagine the monumental task Sterling's Overland Trail Museum faced when the swollen South Platte River caused $1 million in damage in the 2013 flood.
"The water came a little different direction than we anticipated," explained Museum Currator Kay Rich, as she stood outside the main building of the Overland Museum.
They were a family that dominated early 20th century politics, occupying the halls of power in New York, the Navy and ultimately the White House – more than once. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, could very well be the (latest) reason you drag yourself into work bleary-eyed.
When Ken Burns' latest debuts in all its seven-part, 14-hour glory, PBS will also be testing audiences' appetite for binge-watching; making the entire series available for streaming after the first episode airs.
While the United States was attempting to pull itself out of the Great Depression, a team of photographers were dispatched to every corner of the country to document the lives of the rural poor. They gathered images from across Colorado, and many of these are now available in a searchable database, thanks to the hard work of Yale University researchers.
The photography project was originally funded by the Farm Security Administration, and launched the careers of some of the most famous Depression-era photographers, like Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks and Marion Post Wolcott.