Monthly Archives: September 2010

Research Planning Tips for Visiting the Grosvenor Room

Research Guides – Check out our Research Guides before your visit so that you get the most out of your trip.  These guides outline materials available in the Grosvenor Room by subject.  They tell you what materials we have and … Continue reading

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Buffalo Talking Proud–30 Years Later

Anyone who lived through the 1980’s in Buffalo recalls the snappy jingle and the peppy woman in the red jumpsuit who sang the Queen City’s praises. Continue reading

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Hispanic American Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

Hispanic Heritage Month, has been observed in the United States since 1968.  During this month, the history and culture of Americans with Hispanic roots in Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America is celebrated.  Please see our Latin … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bills History

This new book hit our shelves this week, just in time for the start of another season of Buffalo Bills football.  Circulating copies are available at several library branches, and a reference copy can be found in the Grosvenor Room.  Check our online catalog to … Continue reading

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WNY Remembers 9/11

Electric blue skies and warm temperatures greeted Western New Yorkers on the morning of September 11, 2001.  At 8:46 a.m. a commercial airliner crashed into the World Trade Center’s North Tower in Manhattan. The plane had been overtaken by hijackers. … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day weekend!

Labor Day became a national holiday in 1894, and Buffalo has a connection to its creation: President Grover Cleveland (Buffalo’s 34th Mayor) signed legislation in 1893 making the first Monday in September Labor Day.  Below are a few images of … Continue reading

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