The Aircrew College Detachment Training Program provided a solution to the huge number of applicants for the U.S. Army Air Forces, while providing future officers with important academic training. Both the University at Buffalo and Canisius College hosted some of these future flyboys.
It may come as no surprise to learn that Dunkirk, NY, takes its name from the French city on the English Channel. But the way in which this occurred makes for a unique and interesting story.
The Passion Play staged by Canisius College in the early 20th century were on a scale the likes of which the city of Buffalo had never seen. Here we revisit these epic theatrical productions.
The end of the Second World War signaled the beginning of the Cold War, and with it the need to defend the industry and population of the Niagara Frontier from a potential onslaught by Soviet bombers. Such an attack never occurred, but we examine the various measures that were taken to shield our region from nuclear obliteration.
The infamous Fox sisters are no strangers to our pages. But here we focus on the team of Buffalo doctors who came very close to cracking the case of their mysterious "rappings."
The Allegany School of Natural History was an interesting partnership between the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences and Allegany State Park. Here we share some images from these early 1920s camps.
The large building on East Aurora's Prospect Avenue may be just another apartment building today, but it has seen many uses since it was built in 1907.