The Queen City has seen her fair share of church closings in the last few years. Many times that is the death knell for these architecturally and culturally significant buildings, but for some it is a chance at a new beginning.
Author Mark D. Evans shares his collection of Frances Folsom Cleveland memorabilia, the largest in the world. Advertisers and marketers capitalized on the Cleveland sensation as she brought grace, beauty and wit to the White House.
Women of New York State played major roles in the Women's Rights movements of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. Chautauqua County's Kate Stoneman was among the prime movers, breaking barriers in the legal profession still significant today.
The Spirella Corset Company provided women with a revolution in technology and unrivaled personalized service. When William Wallace Kincaid and his partners moved the corporate headquarters to Western New York, they made Niagara Falls the center of a corset empire.