We extend our coverage of the Howard Beach Studio Collection with a sampling of a few more of the photos found in the collection.
The Beach Studio collection is the largest of its kind in Buffalo. Preserving it has created a synergistic relationship between two neighboring institutions.
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.
Dubbed the "Dean" of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice Warren Burger, attorney John Lord O'Brian argued over 50 cases before the nation's highest court, while serving his community and his country in many other ways as well.
Colonel Porter's death at the Battle of Cold Harbor was tragic, but the reactions of some of the survivors of his regiment was equally inspiring.
When Peter A. Porter died in 1864, many suggested an elegy he penned for a close friend could, indeed, be applied to himself. The mention of a Harvard classmate in the elegy prompted a quest to learn more about both young men during their college years at Harvard.
Born in Hamburg, E. Howard Hunt spent most of his career in the shadowy world of politics and the CIA.
William Rand Kenan Jr’s philanthropic gesture to Lockport has provided a cultural legacy for the region.