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.
An Orleans County farmer's dream of training a more authentic Santa Claus
Early in his career, future governor William H. Seward had to institute a regime of palliative measures in order to quell the axe-wielding settlers' riot against the Holland Land Company when their farms were threatened with imminent foreclosure.
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.
A donated painting provides the focal point for a collaborative project with Buffalo State graduate students.
We examine the environmental efforts of this unassuming Buffalo jeweler to reclaim the waterfront of the city he loved.
Veterinarian, innovator, community leader and vendor of patent medicines, Dr. John Claris saved countless equine lives with his facilities and innovations in horse care.
Built by Ambrose Johnson in 1870, the house occupied for decades by Dr. Williard Jolls became the center of the Orchard Park community and is a fine extant example of Italianate architecture. A collaborative arrangement between the town and the Orchard Park Historical Society is helping to preserve this important piece of local history.