The traditional Dyngus Day ritual of drenching a young woman with water is shown in this circa 1930s postcard, printed by the Stanley Novelty Co. of Buffalo. Read about the Stanley Novelty Co. in our web exclusive.
Inspired by the Old Photo Album that appeared in our Summer 2020 issue, ("Hats Off to the Milliners"), the granddaughter of Buffalo milliner Anna Schnitter sent us the story of Anna's shop, along with some photos of her work.
We offer this bonus content on Buffalo's Pan Am women to accompany Daniel Moreno's article, "Her Executive Ability: Challenging Gender Norms at the Pan American Exposition" that appeared in the Winter 2021 issue of Western New York Heritage.
After more than a century as a social club and organization, the most charming brick on the Broadway block is getting a facelift.
Gates Circle has witnessed, not only a name change, but also a whole renovation in its lifetime.
These two houses sit right across the street from one another and were both home to noteworthy families.
Many of the homes along Buffalo's famous parkways and circles have rich histories and this home on Soldier's Place is no different.
A century ago, a particularly deadly strain of influenza rocked the world, killing at least 50 million people, including almost 3,000 Buffalonians.