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.
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.
A religious zealot established a bizarre community in Chautauqua County, which included an eccentric and accomplished British politician and writer.
A generous subscriber shared a photograph, along with an interesting personal history of a lost mansion on Buffalo's North Street.
Enjoy this selection of fashionable hats on prominent Buffalo women from the early 20th Century.
For nearly 130 years, this society has flourished as an independent organization dedicated to the promotion of local art and artists.
An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.
Our executive director travels to several European scenes that were featured in a pair of our 2019 stories, and visits the locations where Western New Yorkers made history.