Like elsewhere in America, throngs of Italian immigrants migrated to Western New York in the late 19th century. We examine their journey from outcasts to acceptance in Genesee County.
The full content is available in the Winter 2018 Issue.
The story of a helpless girl in violent circumstances continues to fascinate both young and old. Everyone in Western New York should know the heart-wrenching story of her endurance and adaptation to Indian life.
The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
A century ago, thousands of newly immigrated Poles risked everything for a chance to free their homeland from oppression—in spite of the prejudices they experienced in "the Land of the Free."