The first fully equipped female chemist in the county devoted her life to empowering women, young and old.
The Lafayette Violets adhered to their school's motto: Be Strong and of a Good Courage.
With a seemingly endless number of works written in genres almost as numerous, Fletcher Pratt deserves his place among Western New York's noted literary figures.
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.
The only collection of its kind in the United States, the works housed in the Milestones of Science collection at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library quite literally changed the world.
A library was one of Buffalo's earliest cultural institutions and, despite nearly two centuries of change and challenges, the current system remains a vital part of the community in the 21st century.
She was the talk of the town as society reporter for the Courier, Buffalo's first full-time female journalist, as well as a socialite, humanitarian, lecturer and Twain aficionado.
The Roycroft Inn's centennial year provides the occasion for an in-depth look at the Elbert Hubbard paradox of sage and salesman.