Are there drawings and plans for my house? This page attempts to answer that question.
What is the New York State Archives and why does it matter outside of Albany?
Millions of books are now online. But not every book in the world has been digitized or will be. You may need to track it down in hard copy. We have 8 suggestions for you.
In which we answer the burning question, “Where can I put my stuff online?”
Anyone up for crowdsourcing Buffalo-area place names? By which I mean neighborhood nicknames such as Elmwood Village or The Hooks.
What happens when draft dodgers start to die off? Probably a lot of distortion and false claims of glory.
Nowhere else in municipal management do we fine or shame private citizens for failing to maintain public property.
What makes women property owners unusual at this time is that once they married, they could not buy, hold, or sell property under their own names. On their wedding day, by law, husbands automatically acquired all right and title to whatever land or fortunes women brought to the marriage.
What we want to do here is help you, the person with local history, family, or house history questions, get help from libraries, archives, museums, historical organizations, government record offices, and genealogical societies.
The Buffalo Klan members were not rural, undereducated whites with poor economic prospects. Here, the Klan’s 4,000 members were drawn mostly from the Protestant, educated, professional and merchant middle class.