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Newly digitized newspaper index, 1983-1996

One of the in-house (in-library?) newspaper & magazine article indexes created by Buffalo & Erie County Public Librarians is now available online!  Known to some as the “blue book” indexes, the volumes of The Western New York Index are the key to … Continue reading

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Those lost newspaper clippings…

Most of us have clipped and saved a newspaper article about ourselves, a friend, or family member.  And over the years, these little clippings can be easily lost or torn.  Or we can no longer identify when the article was … Continue reading

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The earthquake that rumbled through Western New York yesterday was just one of several that have occurred in our history.  Curious about these quakes, we checked The Grosvenor Room’s Local History File (LHF) and learned that the earliest recorded quake … Continue reading

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