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."
The full article is available in the Summer 2018 Issue.
After fighting to preserve the Union in the American Civil War, hundreds of Irish immigrants were eager to win their homeland's freedom from the United Kingdom. Although the Fenian Brotherhood failed in its mission to capture Canada, the cross-border raids would have a lasting impact.
The second installment of our three-part series examines the final years leading up to America’s declaration of war in 1917, as tensions rise and the region deals with issues of ethnicity and preparedness.
Before the Sabres, the Bills and even the Braves, Buffalo rallied behind another group of all-stars: the turn-of-the-century Buffalo Germans basketball team.