The traditional Dyngus Day ritual of drenching a young woman with water is shown in this circa 1930s postcard, printed by the Stanley Novelty Co. of Buffalo. Read about the Stanley Novelty Co. in our web exclusive.
Inspired by the Old Photo Album that appeared in our Summer 2020 issue, ("Hats Off to the Milliners"), the granddaughter of Buffalo milliner Anna Schnitter sent us the story of Anna's shop, along with some photos of her work.
An Orleans County farmer's dream of training a more authentic Santa Claus
Early in his career, future governor William H. Seward had to institute a regime of palliative measures in order to quell the axe-wielding settlers' riot against the Holland Land Company when their farms were threatened with imminent foreclosure.
Ignoring the cries for human rights and basic human decency, President Millard Fillmore opted to support the Fugitive Slave Act in an attempt to prevent civil war and preserve the Union.
A narrated, slideshow-style virtual exhibit created by Buffalo State's Museum Studies graduate students, focusing on the New York Car Wheel Works—Buffalo’s largest rail car wheel manufacturer—as well as art by a Buffalo company best known for map making.
A donated painting provides the focal point for a collaborative project with Buffalo State graduate students.
We examine the environmental efforts of this unassuming Buffalo jeweler to reclaim the waterfront of the city he loved.