The impact of this multi-faceted Buffalonian is still apparent today.
One of the most influential newspaper men in 19th Century America had connections right here in Western New York.
Introducing the model for the Courier-Express mural.
A chance find in a semi-related album yields some fascinating photos of a pioneering event in aviation history.
Commissioned for the opening of the new Courier-Express Building in 1930, the mural painted by Charles Bigelow and Ernest Davenport is a significant piece of Buffalo's rich journalistic and artistic history.
Ed Tanner may never have seen the "Big Leagues," but he thrilled fans in Western New York for decades.
Crusading reporter A.J. Smitherman founded one of Buffalo's first African-American newspapers and fought for equality, both in Oklahoma and right here in Western New York.
In 1924, the Buffalo Courier ran a summer beach photo contest. Time for some fun in the sun!