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.
Dubbed the "Dean" of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice Warren Burger, attorney John Lord O'Brian argued over 50 cases before the nation's highest court, while serving his community and his country in many other ways as well.
One author shares the many reasons why he writes for WNY Heritage.
Frustrated when his students failed to learn, Peter Gow founded a school in South Wales that continues to change lives in the 21st century.
Dr. Irving White Potter was a leading proponent of child delivery through a method called "version and extraction." Though widely criticized by the medical community, Potter championed his method as being beneficial for both mother and child.
Not only did Alex Schwarcman enjoy a long career at Spencer Kellogg & Sons, his chemical prowess also played an important role in the growth of other businesses.
The controversial Hubbard is best known for the Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, but he is also responsible for developing the “Larkin Idea.” Here we take a look at the influence of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle on both of these achievements.
With an eye for art, Martha Jackson bucked society’s expectations of women at the time and made a name for herself as an international art dealer in the 1950s and 60s.