Audio Flashback: WBEN Newsweek, 1978

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

With the recent passing of Doug Smith, I was reminded of a piece of audio in the Buffalo Stories archives where he was featured as the Courier-Express Film Critic.

The recording is a half-hour feature called “Newsweek,” and was a collection of highlights from WBEN’s “Newsday at Noon.” This particular edition was from what sounds like the last week of 1978.

Doug is being interviewed by Lou Douglas, who also interviews Erie County Legislator William Pauly, Episcopal Bishop Harold Robinson, and Peggy Speranza of the Feingold Association.

The host of the half-hour is newsman Jim McLaughlin, and there is also a Stan Barron sports editorial at the 15:10 mark,

When I started working at WBEN in the early 1990s, running the pre-taped Newsweek– by then hosted by Tim Wenger– very early Sunday morning was one of my first jobs in radio.

 

January 28, 1977: 40 years ago today, a new identity for Buffalo

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

Maybe it was right up until January 27, 1977 that Buffalo was known as a blue collar town. A hardscrabble steel making town. A simple, shot-and-a-beer, look-a- guy-in-the-eye town. It was known as a place with long winters and a string of rotten luck— getting hit hard by the changes in the world through the 1970s.

You knew that OJ Simpson played football in Buffalo and Howdy Doody’s pal Buffalo Bob Smith was from there– but you probably didn’t know about chicken wings yet, because it was a 1980 article in the New Yorker that really put the Buffalo wing in the national spotlight.

Then, starting on January 28, 1977, Buffalo began appearing on the national TV news every night for weeks as the city dug out from The Blizzard of ’77.

Trains being loaded with snow to be taken south to melt, a week after the storm first hit.

The first question of Buffalonians at conventions or in airports was no longer about OJ or Niagara Falls or steel.

“Did the snow melt yet?”

It was always one of the things Buffalo was known for, but 40 years ago today, it became the thing.  Even losing four straight Super Bowls and having the longest playoff drought in major league sports hasn’t been able to shake the Blizzard of ’77’s  stranglehold on our national identity.

Here it is, 40 years later, and we’re just starting to wholly embrace this wintry identity which Mother Nature foisted on us, and hopefully making more and more people aware that making the best of the cold, snow, and ice is something we’re great at.

Buffalonians welcoming the world to our annual celebration of winter. (canalsidebuffalo.com photo)

Even though a few winters have really kicked us in the teeth, we sure know how to do winter in Buffalo.. and we even do the winters that have done us.

When the snow really wallops us, take care of each other and have fun. During the “Snowmegeddon” storm of 2014, firefighters carried a patient a mile up Abbott Road to Mercy Hospital. We also make beer fridges out of the snow drifts blown against our doors.

In the days following the Blizzard of ’77, both Tops and Bells ran ads telling Buffalo they had food left.

Having the Blizzard of ’77 notched in our belts makes us bad ass. We’ve seen the worst of it and know that we mostly survived. But our hearts often turn to those whose death in 1977 made us more careful as a people.

We’ll never forget the ten people who froze to death in their cars– their awful fate is our permanent warning.

We learned lessons of neighborliness and what it truly means to be a Buffalonian. One tragic example of a the kind of Buffalo guy we all strive to be was Officer Carl O. Reese.

Officer Reese worked for 25 straight hours at the beginning of the blizzard, pushing cars to get people on their way and bringing people stranded just south of downtown medicine and food, putting their health and comfort before his own. After more than a full day on his feet, he went back out to help free cars stuck on the Skyway.

Officer Reese collapsed of exhaustion and suffered a heart attack upon arriving home after that marathon shift– he was only 38 years old, and survived by a wife and small child.


From the pages of the Courier-Express: a day-by-day recap of the Blizzard of ’77:


Coming this week with BN Chronicles’ look back at The Blizzard of ’77:

Johnny Carson and how Buffalo became a permanent punchline:

More on Monday at BN Chronicles


Tuesday at BN Chronicles:

Separating the fact from the fiction:

A look at how the Buffalo Zoo made it through The Blizzard, which animals escaped and were caught, and which one animal escaped and was never heard from again.

 


A classic page updated with new information and photos:

Newspaper, radio & TV broadcasts bring the storm back to life…

See the front pages of the Buffalo Evening News and Courier-Express, watch a full-half-hour broadcast of the WBEN-TV Channel 4 news, and listen to radio around the dial in Buffalo at the height of the Blizzard.

 


More Blizzard Memories:

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Buffalo in the ’20s: YMCA branch was heart of black community

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

Between the world wars, there was no greater unifier of Buffalo’s growing black population than the Michigan Avenue YMCA.

As late as 1920, unique circumstances made gathering as a community in a single space difficult. Overt racism made many civic gathering places, and most private ones, off limits. In other marginalized and immigrant communities within Buffalo, a place of worship also acted as a place of assembly for non-religious activities – but unlike the Irish, Polish, Italian and Jewish populations, there wasn’t necessarily a unifying current among the many different churches of the larger African-American community.

The organization of a YMCA branch specifically for Buffalo’s black men and boys started in 1924. By 1927, $225,000 had been raised and plans were drawn up for the building by John Edmonston Brent. He was one of the founding members of the branch, as well as Buffalo’s first black architect. Brent would go on to work for the City of Buffalo, where his design work remains on display, most notably along the gates and fences of the Buffalo Zoo.

On April 15, 1928, the new building was dedicated in “devotion to the uplift and advancement” of the 10,000 members of the black community it served.

Aside from the 20-by-60-foot swimming pool and gymnasium, the building boasted a barber shop in the basement, a lounge for men fronting Michigan Avenue, and a lounge for boys on the side of the building. The second floor was filled with classrooms, club rooms, a cafeteria and a women’s area. The third and fourth floors were dormitories with room for 70 men.

More than just a club, the Michigan Avenue YMCA became the heart of the community. Famous speakers, performers and human rights activists such as W.E.B. Du Bois, Count Basie and a young Jim Brown all visited the building.

William “Pops” Jackson (left) began running a YMCA program for Buffalo’s black population in 1923. He oversaw the building of the Michigan Avenue building. When he retired in 1947, he was widely acclaimed as the driving force behind the YMCA and much of the good happening in Buffalo’s black community. (Buffalo Stories archives)

Perhaps more importantly, the building was home to fostering ideas and a sense of purpose from within the black community out to the rest of Western New York.

Following the appointment of the Rev. D Ormond Walker, pastor of Bethel AME Church, to Buffalo’s War Council in 1944, Michigan Avenue YMCA chapter president A.J. Smitherman felt that the YMCA had helping bring people together. He spoke about it at a Y gathering that included the fire commissioner, the Democratic Party chairman and the president of Western Savings Bank.

“It is gratifying that our people and other groups may mingle at ease on terms of human brotherhood and friendship. That’s the kind of unity and brotherhood the world is seeking and it is Buffalo’s answer to those bigots who would raise the red flag of race hatred.”

The Michigan Avenue YMCA building was torn down in 1977; the site remains a vacant lot just south of Sycamore.

Buffalo in the ’50s: Neon signs along the Peace Bridge

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

Lines at the Peace Bridge are nothing new, but the scenery has changed through the years.

Buffalo Stories archives

Even when the toll was a quarter and the most evasive question you’d be asked was “Where do you live?,” the backups still felt like forever after a weekend of fun at the cottage or on the Comet.

While the cars were queued up in the 1950s, they were bathed in the glow of neon.

Monstrous iconic signs from Texaco Gasoline and O’Keefe Ale and Old Vienna Beer greeted international travelers to and fro during an age when crossing the bridge was a friendlier and less intrusive experience.

As Texaco shouted “Welcome to Buffalo” in light, O’Keefe and OV advertised what were then two of the Dominion of Canada’s most popular beers. Old Vienna remained a blue-collar Buffalo favorite through the 1980s, with many taverns offering specials on OV splits — Old Vienna beer in 7-ounce bottles. An O’Keefe sign also graced the top of the Hancock Building in Niagara Falls.

Buffalo News archives

 

What It Looked Like Wednesday: Elmwood Avenue bridge, 1895

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

Reconstruction of the Elmwood Avenue bridge over Route 198 is nearing completion after several years of work.

Elmwood Avenue looked a bit different in 1895 when the bridge was first built over Scajaquada Creek. The Buffalo State campus was farmland behind the “State Insane Asylum,” and none of the museums surrounding the bridge had been built yet.

This view looks north. In today’s terms, the photographer would be standing on the Buffalo State campus, and those trees on the other side of the bridge would be where the History Museum—built five years after this photo was taken for the Pan-American Exposition — now stands.

Buffalo Stories archives

Torn-Down Tuesday: The Elk Street Market

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

Time and circumstance has nearly eliminated knowledge and memory of one of the city’s great institutions.

West Market Street, Elk Street Market. Buffalo Stories archives

In 1904, the Elk Street Market was “the largest fruit and garden truck market in the United States.” The traffic in commodities sold rivaled any similar market on the continent.

Buffalo Stories archives

The market’s size and success was attributed to so many of Buffalo’s immigrants holding onto centuries-old ways and their “adherence to village customs.” German, Italian, and Irish traditions played out all over the four-block long market that ran parallel to Michigan Street, in an area now largely taken up by the Buffalo Creek Casino.

Trying to understand where the market was offers up several red herrings. The first is the name. The market is nowhere near today’s Elk Street.

The part of Elk Street where the market stood is now South Park Avenue. Elk Street once ran from Seneca Street almost to the foot of Main Street. In her blog about Buffalo Streets, Angela Keppel writes that in 1939, South Buffalo businessmen thought it would be a good idea to have a street that runs from South Buffalo to downtown. Elk Street was one of five streets that was carved up to create South Park Avenue.

Buffalo Stories archives

Another red herring is the Elk Street Terminal. Famous now as one of Buffalo’s early reuse condominium projects, it was built at the northern tip of the market and used for the loading and unloading of trucks and trains. The actual market stretched several blocks into the First Ward from the back door of the terminal.

Buffalo Stories archives

It’s actually a double red herring because not only was the terminal a small part of the market away from most of the buying and selling the market was famous for, it’s actually several blocks away from where Elk Street was. It was named after the market (which no longer exists) which was named after the street (which no longer exists.)

Buffalo Stories archives

Thousands of wagons laden with fruit and vegetables paid 15¢ or 25¢ for a spot on the market or took their wares to the terminal to be loaded on trains to be sold around the country. The farmers themselves came from as far as Orchard Park or further south, or as far north as Clarence — but rules prevented Niagara County growers from selling at the market.

During the height of the fruit season, 10,000 bushels were sold a day.

Buffalo Stories archives

The main building also was home to a meat and poultry market, and the fish market was the city’s busiest.

Michigan Avenue just outside the Elk Street Market. Buffalo Stories archives

A fire in the late 1920s and then railroad maneuvering to have most of the larger business of the Elk Terminal moved to the Clinton Bailey Market mostly spelled the end of the Elk Street Market, which continued to hang on as a farmers market through the 1930s.

These views show a 1906 and 2016 view near what is now South Park and Michigan avenues.

Buffalo Stories archives

Buffalo in the ’60s: Bills players stand up to racism

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

The 1965 American Football League All-Star game was scheduled for 52 years ago this week in New Orleans, but it never happened.

Dave Dixon, who had been trying to bring the AFL to New Orleans, organized the game with promises that there wouldn’t be any problems in the still-segregated city. Players were promised testimonial dinners and golf tournaments, and even told to bring their families. But trouble began as players landed at the airport.

Cabs lined up for the White All-Stars, but the 22 black players weren’t so lucky. A porter called black cabbies from downtown for several players, but there were a few who were picked up by white cabbies — only to be driven out to the boonies before being ordered out of the cab. Bills fullback Cookie Gilchrist was warned by a friendly white cabbie, “Be careful in this town.”

Ten members of the AFL Champion Bills were on the East All-Star team, and Bills Head Coach Lou Saban was East coach. Four of the 10 Bills were black: Cookie Gilchrist, Elbert Dubenion, Butch Byrd and Ernie Warlick.

Bills quarterback Jack Kemp and linebacker Mike Stratton were also among the all-stars, and were joined by their teammate Warlick in the French Quarter. In several different places, Kemp and Stratton — both white — were allowed in, but Warlick was told with hostility that he wasn’t welcome.

In his book “The Birth of the New NFL,” Larry Felser tells the story that Warlick packed his bags after an incident the following morning.

“Warlick was able to order breakfast in the dining room of the hotel, ‘but I lost my appetite when an older woman said loud enough for me to hear, that she didn’t want to eat in the same room with monkeys.’ “

There were many other black players who had similar or worse experiences. Many didn’t want to spent the rest of the week there and play in such an environment.

There were several meetings of players over the coming days. The black players voted at one meeting to skip practice. Then there was a meeting with the game organizers and the NAACP, where Gilchrist did much of the talking.

At a larger meeting, with many players of both races, Bills tight end Warlick was nominated spokesman of the black players. It wasn’t unanimous, but the black players voted to not play.

Immediately after the meeting, Warlick told reporters that the fact that they’d been promised there wouldn’t be any segregation made it that much harder to deal with. Players were told that the better night spots, restaurants and hotels would greet all the players equally with open arms.

“Actually, this came as a complete surprise to us,” Warlick said of the way he and his teammates had been treated. “We were led to believe that we could relax and enjoy ourselves in New Orleans just like other citizens. Maybe if we had been alerted to the fact that we wouldn’t have the run of the town, we could have avoided this unpleasant situation.

“If they had told us this before, we’d have looked specifically for those cabs and sought out our entertainment in those places,” Warlick continued. “But they led us to believe everything was going to be OK. And it wasn’t.”

Kemp was the backup quarterback for the East All-Stars, had just won the AFL Championship with the Bills, and was also the president of the league’s players’ union. He and San Diego Chargers offensive lineman Ron Mix were among the white players at that final meeting. The two agreed to lead white players to stand by their teammates — but not all white players embraced the move. Patriots linebacker (and later Hall of Famer) Nick Buoniconti called the walkout a “raw deal” which “hurt the league a great deal.”

Later a Buffalo congressman, HUD Secretary and vice presidential candidate in 1996, Kemp was also influential in the negotiations to move the game to Houston, where it was played days later.

Immediately following the vote to not play, Gilchrist found a Mexican cabbie to take him to the airport, but snow in the northeast had flights delayed. News of a player revolt came on a TV in the terminal, and “Suddenly, people are all looking at me,” Gilchrist told Murray Olderman of the Jamestown Post-Journal.  “I can sense the hostility. For the first time in my life I’m scared. I’ve been brainwashed about the South.”

He finally got on a flight for New York and was comforted that he was among friends when someone asked him for an autograph.

“We weren’t out to correct anybody,’’ then-Bills cornerback Butch Byrd told the Sporting News in 2015.

“We were just thinking, ‘They’re showing us no respect. This is just pure hatred. We have to get out of here,’ ” said Byrd. “We weren’t thinking about making history, so to speak. We just knew we were treated badly, and we wanted to leave.’’

“The stand the AFL and its players took against the city of New Orleans was unprecedented,” wrote Pro Football Hall of Fame researcher Jon Kendle in a piece for the Hall of Fame’s website.  “The boycott was clearly a milestone event that went beyond the world of sports and was more of a reflection of American society at the time. It helped shine a spotlight on Congress’s ability to enforce the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and proved that if America was to desegregate, the culture needed to change its mindset and adopt a more progressive view of the human race as quickly as possible.”

Buffalo in the ’20s: Elbert Hubbard’s Ali Baba, East Aurora’s village philosopher

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

Anson Blackman was a farmer and horseman, born in Marilla and later working the East Aurora stables of CJ Hamlin. He was a heavily bearded gentle old man who was a friend to small children and animals.

Roycroft founder Elbert Hubbard hired the unlettered farmhand him to take care of the horses and do handiwork for his burgeoning Arts & Crafts community in East Aurora. Blackman’s job grew to include picking up visitors at the train station, sometimes in an ox cart. It was all a part of “the buildup” for what people might expect at Roycroft, and what would pass as marketing today.

Blackman also helped care for Hubbard’s kids—who when small called him Baba. After filling his pipe with another man’s tobacco, Blackman earned the nickname “Ali” Baba, as taken from the Forty Thieves story. Hubbard began writing about Ali Baba as a sage and salty philosopher, and Blackman’s responsibilities grew from taking care of the animals to being a personal valet and travel companion for Hubbard, who mixed Blackman’s earthy image with plenty of his own thoughts making the character a sort of Hubbard alter ego. Ali Baba appeared on Roycroft postcards, and was a constant presence on the campus for more than three decades.

The tales of Ali Baba first started appearing in print in the 1890s. By the time this photo appeared in The News in 1922, Blackman was world-renown, and throwback to an earlier halcyon time at the East Aurora campus.

Buffalo Stories Archives

Well into his 80s, Blackman was a familiar face in East Aurora, and sought out by visitors. In 1924, The News said he “exemplified the Roycroft spirit.”

Ali does all the talking, you merely listen. He takes you info his den and shows you pictures of the early Roycrofters, the Hubbard family, letters and pictures that men and women famous in art and literature have given him.

One minute he tells you Elbert Hubbard in writing that book has made a burlesque of his life. The next he readily admits he actually said all the quaint bits of philosophy Fra Albertus attributed to him.

Another News article described him this way:

Ali Baba is a great man. There is some reason to believe he regards himself, and not without reason perhaps, as the only sane man associated with the Roycrofters. He was Hubbard’s hired man in the early days of the stock farm. He is a hard headed, broad shouldered, grizzled farmer on whom has grown a great sense of responsibility as he has pondered on the seeming irresponsibility with which he is surrounded.

It’s difficult to parse the Hubbard created anecdotes and the actual item as far as Ali Baba is concerned, a look one story in particular, shared at the time of his death, offers a look at the rough-hewn charm of the real man.

“One day as he was busy around the plant a nice elderly lady came up to him and adjusting her eyeglasses looked “Ali Baba” over and asked: “My good man, will you please tell me what denomination this church is?”

“Baba” whirled around, nettled at such crass ignorance, and exclaimed, “Holy smoke, misses! This ain’t no church. This place does more good than all the dam churches in town—this is the Roycroft Shop!”

Buffalo in the ’20s: The Polish colony ‘out Broadway’

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

In 1923, there were 181,300 people of Polish extraction living “out Broadway”— the shorthand for what many in Buffalo proper also called “the Polish Colony,” metaphorically centered by St. Stanislaus Church and the Broadway/Fillmore intersection.

The author’s great grandparents were a typical Polish immigrant family in Buffalo in the 1920s. He worked as a laborer for Schoellkopf Chemical (later National Aniline), she ran the home they were able to save enough to buy in 1922, after less than ten years in this country. Aside from their ten children, the small house on Fulton Street was also home to boarders and extended family.

For the rest of the half-million plus people who lived in Buffalo, the Polish were at best a very foreign group whose language and customs seemed swathed in mystery. At worst, the Polish were a hard-working but lesser people who – aside from laboring in factories, mills and foundries – were best to stay in “Polacktown, where there are more children in the streets than in the yards.”

“Trouble in Polacktown” Buffalo Evening News front page, 1883. Buffalo Stories archives

Beth Stewart was among Buffalo’s first female newspaper reporters and later became a feature reporter for the Courier-Express. She married fellow Courier reporter Gordon Hollyer and served as the public relations director for the YMCA through most of the 1950s and ’60s.

St. Stanislaus was established in 1874 with a simple wooden church. The landmark Onondaga limestone structure standing today was built in 1886.

Among her first series of feature reports was a three-part series on “the large and growing Polish colony of Buffalo.” It was a sympathetic and celebratory look at Buffalo’s Polonia, giving many outside the Polish neighborhoods their first opportunity to have a comprehensive understanding of how their Buffalo neighbors lived.

The Polish people were without their own nation for the entire 19th century. Poland was carved up between the Prussian, Russian and Austro-Hungarian Empires.

The first big wave of Polish immigrants to Buffalo came from Prussian Germany after Chancellor Otto von Bismarck made it more difficult for the Roman Catholic ethnic Poles to freely practice their religion.

A wave of Poles from the Austrian province of Galicia started coming to Buffalo in 1882. Russian Poles started arriving en masse in 1905.

Buffalo’s first Polish councilman and later assemblyman James Rozan remembered coming to Buffalo as a boy in 1872. His family was one of a dozen or living in the mostly German Fruit Belt neighborhood.

Fourteen years later, when St. Stanislaus church was built at Peckham and Townsend Streets as Buffalo’s first Polish church in 1886, there were 19,000 Poles in the city, mostly living near St. Stan’s.

By 1923, there were 27 Polish churches for the roughly 380,000 Poles spread across the East Side, Black Rock, Elk Street, Seneca Street, Lackawanna, Dunkirk, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Cheektowaga and Depew.

Without much explanation other than just printing the Polish names without translation, Stewart wrote that the larger Polish community, first built around St. Stan’s, was further split into seven communities that would be readily understood by those who lived among them.

The community in and around St. John Kanty was called Kantowo.

The first was Stanislawowo—members of St. Stanislaus Church. Then was Kantowo, from parishioners of St. John Kanty. Members of St. Adalbert’s were from Wojciechowo, Pietrowo was made up of the members of Holy Apostles Ss. Peter and Paul Church at Clinton and Smith.

St. Casimir’s in Kaisertown made up Kazimierzowo. The community surrounding St. John Gualbert in Cheektowaga was Gwalbertowo. Black Rock was directly translated into Polish as Czarna Skala.

But however far-flung, Broadway and Fillmore remained “the Polish Main Street and Delaware Avenue” for Buffalo’s Polish population. The business district there was equivalent to the main street of a mid-sized northeast city. Polonia boasted 2,930 Polish-owned businesses and 14 community banks.

Right at that intersection was the building created as a hub of Polonia-wide activity. Translated, Dom Polski means “Polish home.” The substantial edifice opened as “The Polish Literary and Assembly Rooms Association, Inc” in 1889, replacing a refashioned barn used for the same purpose for at least a decade before.

Rather than an organization itself, the Dom Polski was the home of the Polish library and fraternal groups like Kolko Polek—the Polish Women’s Circle, Polskich Krawcow—the Polish Tailors, Sokol Polski—The Polish Falcons, Szewcy Polski—The Polish Shoemakers, and the Polish National Alliance.

The Kaisertown Polish community which centered around St. Casimir Church was called Kazimierzowo.

It was a place on a Sunday night where you might find a half-dozen small family dinner parties in the different rooms and men smoking and playing billiards in the library. It was the Polish equivalent of the clubs on Delaware Avenue which routinely denied membership to most Polish-Americans past the middle of the twentieth century.

Much like their uptown counterparts, the members of the various clubs of the Dom Polski worked together to make their community a better place. One such effort was lobbying for a high school for the 6,000 Polish-American children in the Buffalo School system in 1923. They were fighting against the notion that the educational needs of Polish-Americans could be addressed by the city’s vocational schools. In 1926, East High School opened to serve the children of East Buffalo.

East High School, 1930s. Buffalo Stories archives

One of the amplified voices of Buffalo’s Polish population was “Everybody’s Daily,” a Polish newspaper with a circulation of 26,000.

“The paper is a force in the colony,” wrote Stewart. “It has enemies and many friends. It proclaims a policy of honest advertising. It fights for community interests—civic, political, educational, and religious.”

One still familiar institution is the Adam Mickiewicz Literary and Dramatic Circle. It still survives on Fillmore Avenue, but it was once one of many such organizations. Singing societies were also a popular element of Buffalo’s Polonia population in the mid-1920s, and one through which a greater number of Buffalonians were introduced to some Polish customs.

The Aleksander Fredro Literary and Dramatic Circle was a Mickiewicz-like group in Kaisertown. The Moniuszko was Polonia’s first singing society, and in 1923, headquartered at 570 Fillmore. The Chopin singers were at Broadway and Lathrop. There were also the Kalina, Lutnia, Lirnik, Harmonia, and Jutrzenka societies among others.

The Poles of 1923 weren’t just joiners of Polish groups—most of Buffalo’s 4,000 Polish-American World War I vets belonged to the American Legion. Adam Plewacki Post 799 was among the city’s “most active and lively posts,” and 98 percent Polish in membership.

The first home of the Plewacki Post was inside “Unia Polksa,” the Polish Union Hall, 765 Fillmore Avenue. Buffalo Stories archives

Plewacki, who lived on Best Street, was the first Buffalonian killed in World War I. The post named in his honor worked to “cultivate the love of American ideals in foreigners,” working to “Americanize” immigrants beyond just proficiency in English.

If Buffalo’s landed class could appreciate anything about the people of Polonia, it was the way that most worked quickly to buy land, and then maintain and improve property once owned.

“Polish colonists are not merely home owners,” wrote Stewart, “they are improvers of communities. A piece of land is more than a commercial investment to the Polish buyer. It is a plot to be made his own, a place where a home may be built and trees and shrubs set out for beauty.”

“Fillmore Avenue, wide and shaded, set off on both sides by neat residences, is proof of the Polish ability to build up attractive communities.”

Clearly, Beth Stewart thought she was writing to an audience that—if they thought anything at all– thought very little of the Polish people. She wrapped up her 20,000 words worth of reporting with a glowing summary of her expedition “out Broadway.”

“The Poles in Buffalo have achieved much of which they may well feel proud. They built up a great and prosperous community—a city within a city.

“They have given to the city of their adoption distinguished professional men, sober industrious workers, artists, gallant soldiers.

“They have added to the beauty of the city turreted churches, dignified homes, and fine public buildings.

“They have borne themselves in a manner which leaves the city no room for regret that one-third of its population once bore allegiance to a foreign land.”

Buffalo Postcards– Hundreds of ’em

By Steve Cichon
steve@buffalostories.com
@stevebuffalo

A collection of well over 600 Buffalo Postcards.

 

1855CourtHouse
Court House. From a series of Buffalo drawings from 1855.

1855LightHouse
Buffalo Light House

1855MarketHouse
Market House

1855NiagaraRailroadDepot
Niagara Railroad Depot

1855SherwoodHouse
Sherwood House

1stbaptistchurch
First Baptist Church- North Street at N.Pearl

AerialDowntown
Aerial view of Downtown. Notice there is no Convention Center… Genesee Street goes right to Niagara Square without interruption.


Albright Museum & State Teachers College. Look at all those trees… Now parking lots.


Arnholt’s Restaurant, 299 Washington St. opposite the Ellicott Square Building. Now a parking lot.

Arrival-of-Fire-Dept
Arrival of Fire Dept on Genesee St., Fighting fires with horse & buggy.

BabyFurntiture1294Hertel
Baby Furntiture Store, 1294 Hertel Ave

BfloRaceway
Buffalo Raceway, under the lights

Bisons-Base-Ball-Park
Bisons Base-Ball Park, Offermann Stadium

BroadwayFillmoreAvenues
Broadway& Fillmore Avenues. This intersection is much more the same than many others, Except the donkey and the trolley tracks. This is standing with your back to downtown looking at the Broadway Market.

BroadwayLookingWest
Broadway Looking West… Nice trolley

broadwaymkt
The Broadway Market. Note Kleinhans on the front umbrella.

BuffHarbor
Buffalo Harbor Showing Coal docks

BuffHarbor10
Harbor Scene: Grain Elevators and Steam Ships

BuffHarbor12
Harbor Scene

BuffHarbor13
Harbor Scene: Real photo this time

BuffHarbor14
The Harbor: ladies in a rowboat

BuffHarbor15
The Ship Channel

BuffHarbor4
Two Lighthouses.

BuffHarbor60sTugBoats
1960s Tug Boats, The Oklahoma and the North Carolina in Buffalo Harbor

BuffHarbor8
Entrance to the Harbor

BuffHarbor9
Another Harbor Scene

BuffHarborAmericana1
The Americana: Sailing between Buffalo and Crystal Beach (more in the Crystal Beach section)

BuffHarborBfloYachtClub
Buffalo Yacht Club

BuffHarborDakotaElevator
The Dakota Elevator

BuffHarborFireBoat
Buffalo Fire Boat in Action

BuffHarborFireTug1908
Same card as previous with different coloring… common in old postcards.

BuffHarborGrainElevators
Concrete Grain Elevators

BuffHarborGrainElevators2
Grain Elevators

BuffHarborJackKnife1
Jack Knife Bridge, Kellogg Grain Elevator… This is Michigan Ave, just past the new casino heading away from downtown.

BuffHarborJackKnife2
Jack Knife Bridge. Given the number of different postcards I’ve seen of this bridge, It must have been impressive in its day

BuffHarborJackKnife3
More Jack Knife Bridge

BuffHarborJackKnife4
Jack Knife Bridge

Buffharbor6
Jack Knife Bridge 1950s, a cool later view

BuffHarborLighthouse1
The Buffalo Harbor Lighthouse. One of Buffalo’s oldest still-standing structures.

BuffHarborLighthouses
Two Lighthouses. Again, the more familiar one stil stands across the Harbor from the Hatch

BuffHarborMouth
Mouth of the Harbor Using the Lighthouse for bearing, the Aud site is out of site just to the right

BuffHarborNYCRRyards
NYCRR yards near the waterfront. Train tracks criss-crossed the waterfront area.

BuffHarborNewLocks
New Locks. The old Intl RR Bridge.

BuffHarborStereo
Buffalo Harbor Stereocard. Stereocards were placed in a binocular-like device and the images would appear.

BuffHarborUnloadingOre
Unloading Iron Ore

BuffHarborView
View from the Harbor. That’s St. Joseph’s Cathedral with the twin spires just right of the middle

BuffHarborWaterfrontafterStorm1907
After the storm of Jan 20, 1907

BuffHarborYachtRace
Yacht Race with the Yacht Club in the background

Buffharbor5
Entrance to the Harbor

Buffharbor7
Entrance to Harbor. Real Photo version of previous card

BuffaloAirport1
Buffalo Airport. Built in 1939 as a WPA project, it was expanded in 1955, 1961, 1971, and 1977…

BuffaloAirport2
Buffalo Airport. This building was replaced in 1997 by the current terminal. The current building is slightly to the west of where this building stood.

BuffaloAirport3
Greater Buffalo International Airport. The Name was changed from Buffalo Municipal Airport when the city handed the airport over to the predecessor to the NFTA in 1959. It became the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in 1996.

BuffaloAirport4
Original Terminal. This would eventually be known as the “East Terminal,” with a west terminal built in the 70s to alleviate over crowding.

BuffaloGeneralHospital
Buffalo General Hospital.

BuffaloStateHospital
Buffalo State Hospital. Now known as the HH Richardson complex, located on Forest Ave near Elmwood.

CBAmericanaFootofMain
Boarding the Americana. The ferry to Crystal Beach left the foot of Main Street. The Aud and the Metro Rail would be in this shot…

CBCanadianaAtDock
Canadiana At Dock. You’d take the Americana or the Canadiana from the foot of Main to the Dock at Crystal Beach

CBCanadianaAtSea
The Americana coming….

CBCanadianaatSea2
And the Canadiana going…

CBMIdwayEntrance
Entrance Midway Entrance. Crystal Beach thrilled the people of Southern Ontario and Western New York from 1888-1989.

CBMidway4
Crystal Beach Midway. Despite 70 years difference, the midway didn’t look all that different when it eventually closed.

CBarriving
Arriving at Crystal Beach

CBatWinter
The Crystal Beach Pier in winter

CBathleticField
Athletic Field at Crystal Beach. The Coaster in the background was known as the Backety-Back.

CBbathers
Bathers on Crystal Beach

CBbathersBoatPier
Bathers as the Canadiana approaches

CBbeach
Bathers and Boat


1940s view: Bathers and Canadiana

CBbflosConeyIs
Buffalo’s Coney Island: Crystal Beach. Close up View of the Backety-Back


Two-level Boardwalk and Pier

CBbuffalosUnionStationRide
Union Station Ride

CBchildrenWading
Children Wading

CBcustomHouse
Real Picture card of Customs House. Taken from either Canadiana or Americana

CBcustomHouse2
Customs House

CBcustomHouse3
Customs House

CBcustomsLine
After the Customs House on the Pier

CBpier
The Pier. You can see the deck chairs in this shot.

CBdivers
Crystal Beach Divers. This doesn’t appear safe…

CBjollyBathers
Jolly Bathers at Crystal Beach. Notice the cottages along the beach…

CBmidway
Entrance to the Midway

CBmidway2
More from the Midway

CBmidway3
Midway. This One’s very familiar to me… Even only with memories of the 80s at CB

CBmidway5
Another Midway Scene

CBmidway6
Again on the Midway

CBrazzleDazzle
Razzle Dazzle. An Early amusement that looks to be unsafe.

CBmoonOnLakeErie
Moonlight on Lake Erie. What a way to end a Crystal Beach date…

cazCasino
Cazenovia Park Casino. The water is no longer there… This side of the building faces the creek

cazcasino2
Casino Closeup

cazbathroom2
Cazenovia Park. This is at the end of the ball diamonds… Basically a bathroom hut as far as I remember it 25 years ago. This is where our grandpa taught my brother and me to “not touch anything” in the public restrooms.

CazBridge
Cazenovia Bridge. This looks alot like the area below the current Cazenovia St. (not Pkwy) Bridge…

CazPark1922
Cazenovia Park 1922.

CentralTerminal1
Central Terminal. Here are several views of the building’s exterior…

CentralTerminal2
Central Terminal

CentralTerminal3
Central Terminal

CentralTerminalCars
Central Terminal

CentralTerminalCocktailLoun
Central Terminal Cocktail Lounge. Inside the attractive Martin’s Restaurant

CentralTerminalLunchCounter
Central Terminal Lunch Counters

CentralTerminalMainConcours
Central Terminal Main Concourse

CentralTerminalMainEntrance
Central Terminal Main Entrance

ChamberofCommerceBldg
Chamber of Commerce Bldg

ChildrensHospital
Childrens Hospital. Nice Tin Lizzy there…

Chippewa&Delaware2
Chippewa at Delaware. To get this view, stand in Starbucks Parking lot… The rounded building is Bada Bing these days… The Hampton Inn is now across the street.

Chippewa&Main
Chippewa & Main. For this view now, as you drive up Chippewa from the 33 towards the bars, look to the right as you cross the Metro rail tracks. Note the Buffalo Marquee…

Chippewa,Washinton,Genesee
Chippewa%2CWashinton%2CGenesee Chippewa, Washinton, & Genesee Sts. This intersection looks as confusing then as it does now. I don’t think any of that clump of buildings is still there… All parking lots or the M&T Building across from TGI Friday’s.

ChippewaMarket1
Chippewa Market. The Chippewa Market is now the parking lot across Washington from TGI Fridays.

ChippewaMarket2
Chippewa Market. Look for St Michael’s church the next time your stopped at Chippewa and Washington.

ChippewaMarket6
Chippewa Market

ChippewaMarket7
Chippewa Market

ChippewaWashingtonMarket
Chippewa Washington Market

CityTrustBlg
City Trust Company Building. Shelton Square, Main at Niagara.

CivicStadiumRockpile
Civic Stadium, aka The Rockpile. Before the second level was added.

CivilWarArch
Civil War Arch

CivilWarArchCloseUp
Civil War Arch Close Up

ClayRobinson
Clay Robinson Co of East Buffalo

Club31
Club 31

CommodorePerryonLakeErie
Commodore Perry on Lake Erie

ContinentalInn
Continental Inn

CornerNiagara&Franklin
Corner Niagara & Franklin

CornerPearl&WTupper
CornerPearl%26WTupper Corner Pearl & West Tupper

CountryClub
Buffalo Country Club

CourierBdayClub
Courier express Birthday Club

CourierBldg
Courier Express Bldg (Now the Building houses the Catholic Diocesan Offices

CourtStSheas1
Sheas Theatre on Court St. Condemned to make way for Liberty Building

CourtStSheas2
Sheas on Court Street

CourtStSheas3
CourtSt Sheas

DLW2
DL&W Terminal

DLW3
DL&W Terminal

DLWtrolleycar
DL&W trolley car

DaysPark
Days Park

DaysPark2
Days Park

Deconess1914
Deaconess Hopsital 1914

buffharbor3
Buffalo Harbor

chezami
311 Delaware Ave: Chez Ami

chezami2
Same Chez Ami image… this one actual photo

chezamiBack
Chez Ami back

ChezAmi3
Chez Ami. Other side of the bar

delawareave1
Delaware Ave Delaware–Buffalo–Park

Delaware--Buffalo--Park
Delaware–Buffalo–Park Delaware Park

DelawareAve&North
DelawareAve%26North Delaware Ave at North

DelawareAve2
Delaware Ave Homes

DelawareAve3
Delaware Ave Homes

DelawareAve4
Delaware Ave Homes

DelawareAveAtChippewa
Delaware Ave At Chippewa

DelawareAveAtEdward
Delaware Ave At Edward

DelawareAveAtJohnsonParkHou
Delaware Ave At Johnson Park. Mayor Johnson’s House is long gone.

DelawareAveBishopColton1
Bishop Colton’s House, Now Blessed Sacrament Church’s Rectory, just north of W Utica

DelawareAveBishopColton2
Bishop Colton’s House

DelawareAveBridgeOver
Bridge Over Delaware Ave. Under Scajaquada Parkway then, now Scajaquada Expressway

DelawareAveBuffaloClub
Buffalo Club

DelawareAveBuffaloClub2
Buffalo Club

DelawareAveErieCountyJail
Erie County Jail

DelawareAveFordHotel
Ford Hotel, Delaware at Chippewa.

DelawareAveHotelTouraine1
Hotel Touraine

DelawareAveHotelTouraine2
Hotel Touraine

DelawareAveKenmore
Delaware Ave at Kenmore

DelawareAveNorthFromSummer
Delaware Ave North From Summer

DelawareAveNorthFromSummer3
Delaware Ave North From Summer

DelawareAveNorthfromNorth
Delaware Ave North from North

DelawareAveTempleBethzion
Temple Beth Zion. This building burned to the ground, the current temple was built down the street.

DelawareAveWilcoxHouse1
Wilcox House. President Roosevelt was inaugurated here following President McKinley’s death further up Delaware at the Milburn Home.

DelawareAveWilcoxHouse2
Wilcox Mansion

DelawareAveatNorthHotelLeno
Delaware Ave at North Hotel Lenox

DelawarePark&ArtGallery
Delaware Park & Art Gallery

DelawareParkAlbrightBackSte
Albright Art Gallery Back Steps

DelawareParkAlbrightCars
Delaware Park & Albright Gallery Cars

DelawareParkAlbrightDirtRoad
DelawarePark & Albright Gallery

DelawareParkBandConcert
Delaware Park Band Concert

DelawareParkBands2
Delaware Park Bands

DelawareParkBoys3
Delaware Park Boys

DelawareParkBridge
Delaware Park Bridge

DelawareParkCanoeing
Delaware Park Canoeing

DelawareParkCasino2
Delaware Park Casino

DelawareParkCasino4
Delaware Park Casino

DelawareParkConcertDay
Delaware Park Concert Day

DelawareParkDavid
Delaware Park David

DelawareParkDelawareAvebri2
Delaware Park Delaware Ave Bridge

DelawareParkDelawareAvebri3
Delaware Ave Bridge

DelawareParkElmwoodAveBridg
Delaware Park Elmwood Ave Bridge

DelawareParkElmwoodBridge
Delaware Park Elmwood Bridge

DelawareParkErzaMeekerBflos
Delaware Park Erza Meeker

DelawareParkIceskating
Delaware Park Ice skating

DelawareParkIvyArch
Delaware Park Ivy

DelawareParkIvyArch2
Delaware Park Ivy

DelawareParkLake&Cars
Delaware Park Lake & Cars

DelawareParkLake1
Delaware Park

DelawareParkLilyPond
Delaware Park Lily

DelawareParkRumsey
Delaware Park Rumsey Park

DelawareParkS-curves
S-curves Delaware Park

DelawareParkScurves
S-curves Delaware Park

DelawareParkSteps
Delaware Park Step

DelawareParkWater
Delaware Park

DelawareParkboaters
Delaware Park boaters

DelawareParkboys2
Delaware Park

DelawareParkcanoeing2
Delaware Park Canoeing

DelawareParkcasino
Delaware Park Casino

DelawareParklake2
Delaware Park Lake

DelawareParknearLake
Delaware Park near Lake

DelawareParkonthelAke
Delaware Park on the lake

DelawareParkviewFromCasinp
Delaware Park view From Casino

DelawareStJosephsNewCath
St Josephs New Cathedral

DepewCentralHigh
Depew Central High

DiBelloPontiac12600-main
DiBello Pontiac 12600 Main St

EastAuroraMainSt
East Aurora Main St

EastAuroraRoycroftDiningRm
East Aurora Roycroft Dining Rm

ElectricBldg1
Electric Building

ElectricBldg2
Electric Bldg

ElectricBldg3
Electric Bldg

ElectricBldgAtNite
Electric Bldg At Nite

ElkStBusinessDist
Elk St Business District

ElkStMarket1
Elk St Market

ElkStMarket2
Elk St Market

ElkStMarket3
Elk St Market

EllicottSq1

EllicottSq1 Ellicott SquareElkStBusinessDist
EllicottSq2 EllicottSq2

EllicottSq2 Ellicott SquareElkStBusinessDist
EllicottSq3 EllicottSq3

EllicottSq3 Ellicott SquareElkStBusinessDist
EllicottSq4 EllicottSq4

EllicottSq4 Ellicott SquareElkStBusinessDist
EllicottSq5 EllicottSq5

EllicottSq5 Ellicott SquareElkStBusinessDist
EllicottSq6 EllicottSq6

EllicottSq6 Ellicott SquareElkStBusinessDist
Elmwood%26NorthChurch Elmwood&NorthChurch

Elmwood%26NorthChurch Elmwood & North ChurchElkStBusinessDist
ErieCanal2 ErieCanal2

ErieCanal2 Erie CanalElkStBusinessDist
ErieCanal3 ErieCanal3

ErieCanal3 Erie CanalElkStBusinessDist
ErieCoJail ErieCoJail

ErieCoJail Erie County JailElkStBusinessDist
FentonsPekin FentonsPekin

FentonsPekin Fentons Pekin RestaurantElkStBusinessDist
FerryLandingFtErie FerryLandingFtErie

FerryLandingFtErie Ferry Landing Fort ErieElkStBusinessDist
FerryStLiftBridge FerryStLiftBridge

FerryStLiftBridge Ferry St Lift BridgeElkStBusinessDist
FerryStfoot FerryStfoot

FerryStfoot Foot of Ferry StElkStBusinessDist
Forestlawn Forestlawn

Forestlawn Forest Lawn CemetaryElkStBusinessDist
FrBakersBoysHome FrBakersBoysHome

FrBakersBoysHome Fr Baker’s Boys HomeElkStBusinessDist
Franklin%26NiagaraSts Franklin&NiagaraSts

Franklin%26NiagaraSts Franklin & Niagara StsElkStBusinessDist
Freddies30yrs Freddies30yrs

Freddies30yrs Freddies DoughnutsElkStBusinessDist
Celebrating 30 yearsFreddiesOlder FreddiesOlder

FreddiesOlder Freddies DonutsElkStBusinessDist
Slightly older judging by the cars… Front Front

Front The FrontElkStBusinessDist
Front2 Front2

Front2 The FrontElkStBusinessDist
Front3 Front3

Front3 The FrontElkStBusinessDist
FrontBandStand FrontBandStand

FrontBandStand The Front Band StandElkStBusinessDist
FrontDriving FrontDriving

FrontDriving The Front… DrivingElkStBusinessDist
FrontierTelephone FrontierTelephone

FrontierTelephone Frontier TelephoneElkStBusinessDist
FtErieBeach FtErieBeach

FtErieBeach Ft Erie BeachElkStBusinessDist
FtPorter1 FtPorter1

FtPorter1 Fort PorterElkStBusinessDist
stood where the Peace Bridge stands FtPorterCastle FtPorterCastle

FtPorterCastle Ft Porter CastleElkStBusinessDist
FtPorterCastle2 FtPorterCastle2

FtPorterCastle2 Ft Porter CastleElkStBusinessDist
GatesCircle1 GatesCircle1

GatesCircle1 Gates CircleElkStBusinessDist
EB Green designed GatesCircle3 GatesCircle3

GatesCircle3 Gates CircleElkStBusinessDist
GatesCircle4 GatesCircle4

GatesCircle4 Gates CircleElkStBusinessDist
GeneralViewofBuffalo GeneralViewofBuffalo

GeneralViewofBuffalo General View of BuffaloElkStBusinessDist
Genesee%2CChippewa%26Washington Genesee,Chippewa&Washington

Genesee%2CChippewa%26Washington Genesee, Chippewa & WashingtonElkStBusinessDist
GeneseeHouseHotel GeneseeHouseHotel

GeneseeHouseHotel Genesee House HotelElkStBusinessDist
GeneseePearlMohawkEDWARDS GeneseePearlMohawkEDWARDS

GeneseePearlMohawkEDWARDS EdwardsElkStBusinessDist
at Genesee, Pearl, and Mohawk GeneseeStBeforeconvCenter GeneseeStBeforeconvCenter

GeneseeStBeforeconvCenter Genesee St Before convention CenterElkStBusinessDist
GeneseeStLookingEast GeneseeStLookingEast

GeneseeStLookingEast Genesee St Looking EastElkStBusinessDist
GeneseeStMajesticTheatre GeneseeStMajesticTheatre

GeneseeStMajesticTheatre Genesee St Majestic TheatreElkStBusinessDist
GeneseeStNoElectBldg GeneseeStNoElectBldg

GeneseeStNoElectBldg Genesee St: No Electric BldgElkStBusinessDist
GlenParkCasino GlenParkCasino

GlenParkCasino Glen Park CasinoElkStBusinessDist
Grant%26Ferry Grant&Ferry

Grant%26Ferry Grant & FerryElkStBusinessDist
GreaterBuffaloSteamShip GreaterBuffaloSteamShip

GreaterBuffaloSteamShip Greater Buffalo SteamShipElkStBusinessDist
HahnemanHospital HahnemanHospital

HahnemanHospital Hahneman HospitalElkStBusinessDist
HertelAve HertelAve

HertelAve Hertel AveElkStBusinessDist
HertelHolyAngels1908 HertelHolyAngels1908

HertelHolyAngels1908 Hertel Holy Angels 1908ElkStBusinessDist
HistoricalBldg HistoricalBldg

HistoricalBldg Historical BldgElkStBusinessDist
HistoricalBldgNOSCAJ HistoricalBldgNOSCAJ

HistoricalBldgNOSCAJ Historical BldgElkStBusinessDist
No 198 Expressway…. HomeopathicHospital HomeopathicHospital

HomeopathicHospital Homeopathic HospitalElkStBusinessDist
HotelAvonExchange%26Ellicott HotelAvonExchange&Ellicott

HotelAvonExchange%26Ellicott Hotel Avon Exchange & EllicottElkStBusinessDist
HotelBrozelSeneca%26Wells HotelBrozelSeneca&Wells

HotelBrozelSeneca%26Wells Hotel Brozel Seneca & WellsElkStBusinessDist
HotelBuffalo-statlerArborRo HotelBuffalo-statlerArborRo

HotelBuffalo-statlerArborRo Hotel Buffalo (statler) Arbor Room ElkStBusinessDist
HotelBuffalo-statlerSwan%26W2 HotelBuffalo-statlerSwan&W2

HotelBuffalo-statlerSwan%26W2 Hotel Buffalo (statler) Swan & WashingtonElkStBusinessDist
HotelBuffalo-statlerSwan%26Wa HotelBuffalo-statlerSwan&Wa

HotelBuffalo-statlerSwan%26Wa Hotel Buffalo statler Swan & WashingtonElkStBusinessDist
HotelIroquois1 HotelIroquois1

HotelIroquois1 Hotel IroquoisElkStBusinessDist
HotelIroquois2 HotelIroquois2

HotelIroquois2 Hotel IroquoisElkStBusinessDist
HotelLafayette HotelLafayette

HotelLafayette Hotel LafayetteElkStBusinessDist
HotelLafayette2 HotelLafayette2

HotelLafayette2 Hotel LafayetteElkStBusinessDist
HotelLafayetteLobby HotelLafayetteLobby

HotelLafayetteLobby Hotel Lafayette LobbyElkStBusinessDist
HotelLafayetteRestaurant HotelLafayetteRestaurant

HotelLafayetteRestaurant Hotel Lafayette RestaurantElkStBusinessDist
HotelLenox HotelLenox

HotelLenox Hotel LenoxElkStBusinessDist
HotelRaliegh HotelRaliegh

HotelRaliegh Hotel RalieghElkStBusinessDist
HotelStuyvesant HotelStuyvesant

HotelStuyvesant Hotel StuyvesantElkStBusinessDist
Humboldt5 Humboldt5

Humboldt5 Humboldt ParkElkStBusinessDist
The Wading Pool, now famously known as te MLK Splash Pad HumboldtPark1 HumboldtPark1

HumboldtPark1 Humboldt ParkElkStBusinessDist
Now known as Martin Luther King Park HumboldtPark2 HumboldtPark2

HumboldtPark2 Humboldt ParkElkStBusinessDist
HumboldtPark3 HumboldtPark3

HumboldtPark3 Humboldt ParkElkStBusinessDist
HumboldtPark4 HumboldtPark4

HumboldtPark4 Humboldt ParkElkStBusinessDist
HumboldtPark5 HumboldtPark5

HumboldtPark5 Humboldt ParkElkStBusinessDist
HumboldtParkFountain HumboldtParkFountain

HumboldtParkFountain Humboldt Park FountainElkStBusinessDist
Really?!? A Postcard depicting a water fountain!?!ImmaculateHeartSchool ImmaculateHeartSchool

ImmaculateHeartSchool Immaculate Heart SchoolElkStBusinessDist
ImmaculateHearthome ImmaculateHearthome

ImmaculateHearthome Immaculate Heart homeElkStBusinessDist
IntlBridge IntlBridge

IntlBridge International BridgeElkStBusinessDist
IntlBridge2 IntlBridge2

IntlBridge2 International BridgeElkStBusinessDist
IntlRailwayCoStation IntlRailwayCoStation

IntlRailwayCoStation International Railway Company StationElkStBusinessDist
IroqouisBroadway%26PrattLONGC IroqouisBroadway&PrattLONGC

IroqouisBroadway%26PrattLONGC Iroqouis Brewery Broadway & Pratt /u>ElkStBusinessDist
IroquoisRathskellar IroquoisRathskellar

IroquoisRathskellar Iroquois RathskellarElkStBusinessDist
JJallen%26Co608William JJallen&Co608William

JJallen%26Co608William JJ Allen & Co 608 William StElkStBusinessDist
Kenilworth1 Kenilworth1

Kenilworth1 Kenilworth Race TrackElkStBusinessDist
This was on the Tonawanda side of the Kenmore Ave/Niagara Falls Blvd intersection Kenilworth2 Kenilworth2

Kenilworth2 Kenilworth Race TrackElkStBusinessDist
Kenilworth3 Kenilworth3

Kenilworth3 KenilworthElkStBusinessDist
KleinhansHatDept KleinhansHatDept

KleinhansHatDept Kleinhans Hat DeptElkStBusinessDist
LackawannaSteel LackawannaSteel

LackawannaSteel Lackawanna SteelElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSq LafayetteSq

LafayetteSq Lafayette SqElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSq1 LafayetteSq1

LafayetteSq1 Lafayette SquareElkStBusinessDist
Horse drawn carraiges & trolleys LafayetteSq2 LafayetteSq2

LafayetteSq2 Lafayette SquareElkStBusinessDist
up Broadway… LafayetteSq3 LafayetteSq3

LafayetteSq3 Lafayette SquareElkStBusinessDist
Old Library and Model Ts.LafayetteSq4 LafayetteSq4

LafayetteSq4 Lafayette SquareElkStBusinessDist
1940s LookLafayetteSq6NotMuchDiff LafayetteSq6NotMuchDiff

LafayetteSq6NotMuchDiff Lafayette SqElkStBusinessDist
Pretty close to today… Trade trolleys for Metro rail LafayetteSq7ShowsKleinshans LafayetteSq7ShowsKleinshans

LafayetteSq7ShowsKleinshans Lafayette Sq Shows KleinhansElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSq9 LafayetteSq9

LafayetteSq9 Lafayette SqElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSqCars%26Libary LafayetteSqCars&Libary

LafayetteSqCars%26Libary Lafayette Sq Cars & LibaryElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSqEarlyCars LafayetteSqEarlyCars

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LafayetteSqLibrary1 LafayetteSqLibrary1

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LafayetteSqOlder LafayetteSqOlder

LafayetteSqOlder Lafayette Sq OlderElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSqSoldiersandSail2 LafayetteSqSoldiersandSail2

LafayetteSqSoldiersandSail2 Lafayette Sq Soldiers and Sailors memorialElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSqSoldiersandSailo LafayetteSqSoldiersandSailo

LafayetteSqSoldiersandSailo Lafayette Sq Soldiers and Sailors MonumentElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSqTheatreLobby LafayetteSqTheatreLobby

LafayetteSqTheatreLobby Lafayette Sq Theatre LobbyElkStBusinessDist
LafayetteSqfrHotelShowsThea LafayetteSqfrHotelShowsThea

LafayetteSqfrHotelShowsThea Lafayette Sq fr HotelElkStBusinessDist
Shows TheatreLafayetteSqlooksatCourt LafayetteSqlooksatCourt

LafayetteSqlooksatCourt Lafayette Sq looks at CourtElkStBusinessDist
Lafayettesq8 Lafayettesq8

Lafayettesq8 Lafayette sqElkStBusinessDist
LakeErieNovelty LakeErieNovelty

LakeErieNovelty Lake Erie NoveltyElkStBusinessDist
Lancasterdowntown Lancasterdowntown

Lancasterdowntown Lancaster downtownElkStBusinessDist
Larkin1910 Larkin1910

Larkin1910 Larkin 1910ElkStBusinessDist
Larkin2 Larkin2

Larkin2 LarkinElkStBusinessDist
Larkin3 Larkin3

Larkin3 LarkinElkStBusinessDist
LarkinDouble LarkinDouble

LarkinDouble Larkin DoubleElkStBusinessDist
LarkinDouble2 LarkinDouble2

LarkinDouble2 Larkin DoubleElkStBusinessDist
Laubes1 Laubes1

Laubes1 Laubes RestaurantElkStBusinessDist
LeonardosDiningRm%26Bar LeonardosDiningRm&Bar

LeonardosDiningRm%26Bar Leonardos Dining Room & BarElkStBusinessDist
LilyanDubelsHaciendaUnionrd LilyanDubelsHaciendaUnionrd

LilyanDubelsHaciendaUnionrd Lilyan Dubel’s Hacienda Union RdElkStBusinessDist
LincolnPkwy-Horse LincolnPkwy-Horse

LincolnPkwy-Horse Lincoln Pkwy HorseElkStBusinessDist
Lorenzos386Pearl1 Lorenzos386Pearl1

Lorenzos386Pearl1 Lorenzos 386 Pearl StElkStBusinessDist
Lorenzos386Pearl2 Lorenzos386Pearl2

Lorenzos386Pearl2 Lorenzos 386 Pearl StElkStBusinessDist
Main%26Chippewa Main&Chippewa

Main%26Chippewa Main & ChippewaElkStBusinessDist
MainSt1 MainSt1

MainSt1 Main St ElkStBusinessDist
MainSt11 MainSt11

MainSt11 Main St ElkStBusinessDist
MainSt12 MainSt12

MainSt12 Main St ElkStBusinessDist
MainSt13 MainSt13

MainSt13 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt14 MainSt14

MainSt14 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt16 MainSt16

MainSt16 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt17 MainSt17

MainSt17 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt1970s MainSt1970s

MainSt1970s Main St 1970sElkStBusinessDist
MainSt2 MainSt2

MainSt2 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt3 MainSt3

MainSt3 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt6 MainSt6

MainSt6 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt7 MainSt7

MainSt7 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainSt8 MainSt8

MainSt8 Main StElkStBusinessDist
MainStAtCourt2 MainStAtCourt2

MainStAtCourt2 Main St At CourtElkStBusinessDist
MainStAtHuronlookingNorth MainStAtHuronlookingNorth

MainStAtHuronlookingNorth Main St At Huron looking NorthElkStBusinessDist
MainStAtNiagara MainStAtNiagara

MainStAtNiagara Main St At NiagaraElkStBusinessDist
MainStAtNite MainStAtNite

MainStAtNite Main St At NiteElkStBusinessDist
MainStAud1 MainStAud1

MainStAud1 Main St AudElkStBusinessDist
MainStAud2 MainStAud2

MainStAud2 Main St AudElkStBusinessDist
MainStAud3 MainStAud3

MainStAud3 Main St AudElkStBusinessDist
MainStAud4 MainStAud4

MainStAud4 Main St AudElkStBusinessDist
MainStBfloSavingBank MainStBfloSavingBank

MainStBfloSavingBank Main St Buffalo Saving BankElkStBusinessDist
MainStBoatLoading MainStBoatLoading

MainStBoatLoading Main St Boat LoadingElkStBusinessDist
MainStEllicottSq MainStEllicottSq

MainStEllicottSq Main St Ellicott SqElkStBusinessDist
MainStEllicottSq2 MainStEllicottSq2

MainStEllicottSq2 Main St Ellicott SqElkStBusinessDist
MainStEllicottSq3 MainStEllicottSq3

MainStEllicottSq3 Main St Ellicott SqElkStBusinessDist
MainStEllicottSq4 MainStEllicottSq4

MainStEllicottSq4 Main St Ellicott SqElkStBusinessDist
MainStFoot MainStFoot

MainStFoot Main St FootElkStBusinessDist
MainStGrants MainStGrants

MainStGrants Main St GrantsElkStBusinessDist
MainStHengers MainStHengers

MainStHengers Main St HengerersElkStBusinessDist
MainStHuylers566Main MainStHuylers566Main

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