Filled with rage, Americans vowed to never forget the USS Maine, which exploded near Cuba in 1898. Now we remember the key role a local steel company played in raising the wreckage and honoring her crewmembers.
The full content is available in the Winter 2012 Issue.
A donated painting provides the focal point for a collaborative project with Buffalo State graduate students.
A drama created not from the imagination but from concrete excavation, paintings and drawings of the time, legal documents and site observation. What it was like to stand on the Buffalo waterfront before the railroads, when the only highway was on the water.
The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.