From sensational murder trials to cultural disputes with the Seneca Indians, Buffalo attorney Jacek Wysocki chronicles the development of law and the legal profession on the Western New York frontier.
The full content is available in the Winter 2012 Issue.
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.
The first African American recipient of a Jesse Ketchum medal exemplifies what is possible when one perseveres.
The Rev. J. Edward Nash House stands today as one of the few remaining landmarks of Buffalo's twentieth century significance in local and national history across racial lines. It was from this house that Rev. Nash, early in the twentieth century, led and helped to orchestrate some of the foremost civil rights causes of Buffalo and the nation.