Photo Essays

Steadfast: In Praise of Trees

In her magnificent 1918 novel, My Ántonia, the writer Willa Cather re-created and paid homage to a vanished world of America’s Great Plains — a world of hardy...

True Grit: Dust Bowl Survivors

For some, the phrase “Dust Bowl” conjures a place: the Great Plains, but a Great Plains of abandoned homes, ruined lives, dead and dying crops and sand, sand,...