An upcoming summer event at the Commercial Slip blends history and interpretive dance.
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.
From sensational murder trials to cultural disputes with the Seneca Indians, Buffalo attorney Jacek Wysocki chronicles the development of law and the legal profession on the Western New York frontier.
Traditional, yet progressive, the sister of “Grant’s Indian” left a lasting impact on both the Victorian and Native societies she touched.
The widely-accepted story of W.E.B. DuBois’ venue choice for the inaugural meeting of the Niagara Movement cites racial discrimination as the cause. Recent research by local scholars, however, suggests that this was not the case at all.
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.
Snatched from time is the phrase David How used to refer to his taking of the life of Othello Church. It's also what the gallows did to How.
Ann Montgomery's Michigan Avenue landmark was the meeting place for generations of Buffalonians seeking grand entertainment, fine food and a convivial atmosphere.