Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam

This comprehensive site about the Hoover Dam--the online companion to the PBS "American Experience" documentary film produced about the dam -- includes historically significant documents and photos, a timeline, maps, and more. The site covers the engineering challenges faced by the builders and explores the dam's cultural significance for a country struggling to come out of the Great Depression. It also looks at the environmental impact of large-scale construction projects.


• Lesson Plans • Pictures and/or Illustrations

• High School Middle School

Susan Allen