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Ulysses front.jpg
Postcard shows township located in Potter County, formed in 1804 and so remote that as of the 1830s one gazetteer wrote: "So little indeed is the county known or visited, that its very representatives in the assembly have scarce traversed it"…

Burr--Cattaraugus Co.jpg
Southwestern county, part of the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua that extinguished most Seneca nation land rights, is shown here not long after its incorporation in 1817. Remnants of Senecas land are visible as the Cattaraugus Reservation (at upper left)…

Four Girls.jpg
The titular protagonists of Four Girls at Chautauqua are pictured here prior to their two-week spiritual journey in the popular novel written by "Pansy," the pen name of Isabella Macdonald Alden. Founded in 1874, the Chautauqua Institution…

Great Gorge Trip.jpg
Promotional brochure from the motor age--"There is no Automobile Road Through the Gorge"--was created by an electric railway company started in the early 1890s. Capt. John M. Brinker, a Buffalo businessman, had the perseverance to capitalize a…

Fort Niagara.jpg

Niagara Frontier.jpg

Port of Buffalo.jpg

Vrooman's Battery.jpg
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