Overlooking the Outer Harbor, c1920

Historic Photographs

Overlooking the Outer Harbor, c1920

Historic Photographs | Item# BUF101610

Buffalo rose to prominence in the early 20th century due to its lakefront locus, railway connections and the grain elevators lining the Buffalo Creek. And it grew thanks to the laborers - mostly immigrants attracted by industry - who built the city. The newspapers of the time were a reflection of those residents: in addition to English, there were papers published in German, Polish, and Italian.


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