Tag: history

Alive Video: Christmas Parade in Buffalo on Broadway 1950s

The old Christmas parades on Broadway in East Buffalo used to help usher in the the holiday season at a

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Then and Now Photo: 698-700 Broadway

I love finding old ads for businesses on Broadway. This ad is from 1928. It also has image of building

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March 21, 1943: Crowds Jam Market Stalls for Meager Supplies of Meat

BFA friend, Bill Blake, always forwards us interesting things he finds while researching old Buffalo newspapers. This time around, he

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The History of Saint Joachim’s Church

I always hear people talk about a lot of the different (open and closed) churches in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia.

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Video: “Nocturne” at Former Chopin Singing Society Building

Heading into the fall of 2013, I wanted to shoot a video of someone playing Chopin’s Nocturne in front of the

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Buffalo Central Terminal Scrapbook from 1920s-1930s

[singlepic id=2492 w=320 h=250 float=](click on image for full view) Two days back, Bill Blake shared a couple of very cool old Central Terminal

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When Poles Attack

Found the above while doing some research…

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Call for photos of the neighborhood

BFA wants to build an online gallery of old neighborhood photos… If you have any photos you would like to share

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From Saint Adalbert Basilica’s Archives: A most beautiful ceremony

(click here for full view) A MOST BEAUTIFUL CEREMONY of accepting the school children of St. Adalbert’s Parish into the

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German street names in Polonia

There are various reasons why Buffalo streets are named the way they are.  A lot of the names come from

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