Lockport artist Raphael Beck was best known for designing the 1901 Pan-Am logo but he also left behind an extensive body of work. Coming from a family of artists, Beck's skill and versatility are shown here.
The full content is available in the Summer 2009 Issue.
Inspired by the Old Photo Album that appeared in our Summer 2020 issue, ("Hats Off to the Milliners"), the granddaughter of Buffalo milliner Anna Schnitter sent us the story of Anna's shop, along with some photos of her work.
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.
Enjoy this selection of fashionable hats on prominent Buffalo women from the early 20th Century.