Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.
An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.
The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
In the mid-1950s, urban renewal hit Buffalo resulting in the city's oldest housing stock demolished.
Growing up on a dead-end street meant anything but a dead-end life. These recollections of an era gone by will no doubt kindle familiar memories for many.
A century ago, thousands of newly immigrated Poles risked everything for a chance to free their homeland from oppression—in spite of the prejudices they experienced in "the Land of the Free."
Over 17 summers, students and other volunteers worked with faculty from SUNY Buffalo State and SUNY Buffalo to excavate an Iroquoian site in West Seneca. Their results provide an excellent case study for the value of archaeology.
Like elsewhere in America, throngs of Italian immigrants migrated to Western New York in the late 19th century. We examine their journey from outcasts to acceptance in Genesee County.