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.
George Kennan's captivation with travel and Russia led him to expose the horrors of the exile system.
The Passion Play staged by Canisius College in the early 20th century were on a scale the likes of which the city of Buffalo had never seen. Here we revisit these epic theatrical productions.
What began as a small church band has evolved to become one of Western New York's most unique musical ensembles.
John E. Brent’s architectural contributions to Buffalo and the surrounding areas often went uncredited because of his race. Today historians are working on tracking down Brent’s projects and giving him the recognition he deserves.
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.
A local organization is making positive strides to document and preserve our region’s Hispanic heritage.
In every community he worked, especially Buffalo’s Polonia, architect Wladyslaw H. Zawadzki designed quality buildings that held important events and shaped the neighborhoods in which they stood.