In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Cattaraugus County was part of a regional oil boom that dotted the landscape with a forest of wooden derricks and tanks.
Early in Jell-O's history, illustrated advertising in magazines and in Jell-O recipe books played a major role in the product's success.
What better time than summer to take a look back at the local roots of this institution of the American table?
The Spencer Kellogg & Sons, Inc. company, was incorporated in 1912 with its headquarters in Buffalo.
The Heywood-Wakefield Furniture Company, early 1930's at the corner of Wells and Seneca Streets.
The Borst-Damon Company were dealers in Republic Trucks.
1167 William Street, directly across from the New York Central Stock Yards was the home of the East Buffalo Live Stock Exchange Company in 1901.