We revisit the intriguing story a Bell P-39 fighter’s trip to the Soviet Union.
Today’s local YWCA continues a mission that began 142 years ago, to empower women and eliminate racism. We explore the organization’s legacy through its many buildings and services.
An independent spirit and devotion to the standards of her chosen career made Louise Bethune America’s first female professional architect.
Traditional, yet progressive, the sister of “Grant’s Indian” left a lasting impact on both the Victorian and Native societies she touched.
Exploding out of Western New York and into the hearts, minds and medicine cabinets of fans nationwide, the seven Sutherland sisters made and lost a fortune as singers, models and spokeswomen. Brandon Stickney shines light on "the greatest and best drawing card ever known."
The Spirella Corset Company provided women with a revolution in technology and unrivaled personalized service. When William Wallace Kincaid and his partners moved the corporate headquarters to Western New York, they made Niagara Falls the center of a corset empire.
Women of New York State played major roles in the Women's Rights movements of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. Chautauqua County's Kate Stoneman was among the prime movers, breaking barriers in the legal profession still significant today.
Author Mark D. Evans shares his collection of Frances Folsom Cleveland memorabilia, the largest in the world. Advertisers and marketers capitalized on the Cleveland sensation as she brought grace, beauty and wit to the White House.