A group of heritage-minded developers are helping to make Buffalo's renaissance a reality.
Buffalo’s linseed oil tycoon was a rare Gilded Age industrialist who managed to balance business success with family values and upstanding ethics.
When a fire erupted in the M.H. Birge & Sons Wallpaper Company factory in December 1880, the workers – many of whom were children – had little time to escape. John H. Grandits looks at the Birge fire as an example of the dangers of child labor.