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 gold medal recipient.
For a time, Buffalo's East Side was home for Aretha Franklin.
In the wake of the opening, a year ago, of the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital, we take a look back at how the institution began—and grew.
Royalton's Belva Lockwood was the first female to be admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court and was later also the first full-fledged female candidate for president.
Three-quarters of a century ago, the United States was drawn into the Second World War following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Archival documents chronicle the impact of these turbulent years on Western New York.