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.
The Board of Women Directors at the Pan Am used their power and social standing to overtly claim public space for women and challenge traditional Victorian gender norms.
Ignoring the cries for human rights and basic human decency, President Millard Fillmore opted to support the Fugitive Slave Act in an attempt to prevent civil war and preserve the Union.
Sold like a draft animal in 1793, Chloe Cooley's horrific ordeal set into motion a series of events that would eventually result in the elimination of slavery in British North America.
Buffalo Bills expert Greg Tranter takes a look at the 2020 Buffalo Bills season before recalling moments from the franchise's storied history.
Founded in 1859 by three German churches, Concordia Cemetery has served the changing East Side community ever since. Today, the stories of its “residents” continue to be preserved through a variety of efforts and events.
Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.