There are some who feel that Dr. Roswell Park was the one man who could have saved President McKinley’s life in 1901. But the more important legacy was his vision for a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer.
Ernest J. Rawleigh’s etchtones have been featured inside our magazine (Fall 2008) and on the cover (Fall 2009). Now we offer up a Rawleigh Family Old Photo Album.
In 1966 M&T Bank entombed a time capsule within One M&T Plaza’s cornerstone. While replacing the plaza’s stone exterior recently, workers unearthed the capsule. Here we take another look at the capsule and Buffalo in 1966.
In the 1890s Alfred University was looking for a way to boost enrollment and practically train students. Spurred by fine modeling clay in the local soil and the numerous clay industries in the Hudson Valley, the NYS School of Clay-Working and Ceramics at Alfred University was founded in 1901 and has grown into a national leader.
The Larkin Company is still well known for their mail-order soap business, but they also operated various stores and markets during the early 1900s. Dr. Howard Stanger details the company’s ventures and why they failed.
Before grape juice dominated the grape market, growers in Western New York and Northeast Pennsylvania produced thousands of acres worth of table grapes for a nationwide market. Related industries such as shipping and manufacturing of supplies were also fruitful for the people of the Chautauqua-Erie Grape Belt.