This 1939 Army barracks bore witness to much of Fort Niagara’s colorful 20th century history. Now proposed plans may once again breathe life into this local treasure of military architecture.
The Fenton History Center provides a series of images from the early-1900s showing winter life in Jamestown and Chautauqua County.
For more than 75 years, Buffalo's Colored Musicians Club has offered members a place to practice, perform and listen to the music they love. It is the only club of its kind continually operating to this day, drawing visitors from across the world.
Recently, Buffalo State College graduate student Emily Hamilton was part of a team which undertook a unique conservation challenge. Their work on a piece of Grover Cleveland’s wedding cake and two associated boxes provides an interesting look into this unsung art.
Exploding out of Western New York and into the hearts, minds and medicine cabinets of fans nationwide, the seven Sutherland sisters made and lost a fortune as singers, models and spokeswomen. Brandon Stickney shines light on "the greatest and best drawing card ever known."
The widely-accepted story of W.E.B. DuBois’ venue choice for the inaugural meeting of the Niagara Movement cites racial discrimination as the cause. Recent research by local scholars, however, suggests that this was not the case at all.
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.