For nearly 130 years, this society has flourished as an independent organization dedicated to the promotion of local art and artists.
An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.
Our executive director travels to several European scenes that were featured in a pair of our 2019 stories, and visits the locations where Western New Yorkers made history.
From a pioneering career as a reporter, to acclaimed playwright to club leadership, Marian de Forest’s repetitive mantra made for an eventful life, indeed.
In a follow-up to our Spring story on Alice Lord O’Brian, we highlight another woman whose volunteer work helped give aid and comfort to the Allies in World War I.
Volunteers from the American Red Cross provided aid and comfort to countless Allied soldiers who faced death on the front lines during World War I. One canteen worker from Buffalo recorded her experiences so future generations could understand the horrors and futility of war.
The prestigious Jesse Ketchum Medal has been awarded to the top scholars in the Buffalo Public Schools since 1873, but it wasn't until 1884 that Grace Celia Taylor became the first African American recipient.
For a time, Buffalo's East Side was home for Aretha Franklin.