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Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in Buffalo Bills Football History by Marv Levy with Jeff Miller
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Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in Buffalo Bills Football History by Marv Levy with Jeff Miller

The authors have researched the team's history and assembled the plays that clinched victories, won championships, or earned bragging rights. All the plays are lavishly illustrated with accompanying photographs, most in full color. Hard Cover.

Great Divorce, The by Ilyon Woo
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Great Divorce, The by Ilyon Woo

There was a time in America when married women could not vote, own property, or earn their own wages - when they had few rights of their own, let alone to their children. In 1815, Eunice Hawley Chapman(Western New York connection) fought back, taking on her husband, the law, and a reclusive religious sect known as the Shakers in a battle for her missing children. She made history. This, for the first time, is her story.

How to Cook For A Man You Want To Be Dessert
May Dolce
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How to Cook For A Man You Want To Be Dessert

Food, passion, sex, love: ingredients for a happy life, right? But what is the recipe? This is a wise, sad, and funny novel for those who love family and food. Softcover 271 pages

Images of America: Clarence by C. Douglas Kohler and Julianna L Woite
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Images of America: Clarence by C. Douglas Kohler and Julianna L Woite

History of Clarence, New York. Softcover 127 pages.

George Clinton, Master Builder of New York State, by John K. Lee
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George Clinton, Master Builder of New York State, by John K. Lee

John K. Lee brings new attention to New York States first governor. This engaging biography enriched with an array of illustrations, shines a bright light on an early American politician whose remarkable vision and leadership powerfully shaped the Empire State. Hardcover.

Hidden Treasure: TheChautauqua Commission of Buffalo's E.B. Green
Ed Evans
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Hidden Treasure: TheChautauqua Commission of Buffalo's E.B. Green

A fascinating story of the connection between Chautauqua and Buffalo's premier architect at the beginning of the 20th century...Softcover 39 pages.

Images of America: Buffalo's Historic Streetcars and Buses by D. David Bregger
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Images of America: Buffalo's Historic Streetcars and Buses by D. David Bregger

After over a century of innovation, Buffalo's mass transportation has proven to be a lasting and venerated testament to the history of the region. Buffalo's Historic Streetcars and Buses is a tribute to the people and equipment that serviced this great city for generations.

Images of America: Jewish Community of Greater Buffalo, by Chana Revell Kotzin, Ph.D.
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Images of America: Jewish Community of Greater Buffalo, by Chana Revell Kotzin, Ph.D.

Jewish community life in Buffalo began in 1847 with the founding of Temple Beth El. A dominantly German Jewish community transformed in the 1880's as Eastern European Jews settled around William Street. Throughout the 20th Century, Jewish Buffalonians made their marks as entrepreneurs, distinguished lawyers, award-winning writers, and Nobel Prize scientists, among other careers. This book showcases Buffalo and Niagara Falls Jewry over the last two centuries. Softcover.

Golden Age of Buffalo Sports1945-1950, The by Daniel P. Starr
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Golden Age of Buffalo Sports1945-1950, The by Daniel P. Starr

Post WWII, sports entered a golden age. Spectators flocked to Memorial Auditorium, Civic Stadium and Offermann Stadium in spectacular numbers to watch their teams perform successfully and their favorite athletes achieve stardom. Baseball, basketball, football and hockey, as well as boxing and wrestling, all enjoyed remarkable success. Then came television, the growth of suburbs, and the mushrooming of the Sunbelt. With those developments, the Golden Age diminished almost as quickly as it had exploded.

Himself, by William J. Donohue
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Himself, by William J. Donohue

Follow the lives of John and Patrick Donohue, two brothers growing up in the Old First Ward in Buffalo, New York in the mid 1800s. Orphaned as children, the are sent to live with their grandmother. When Civil War breaks out, both brothers join the Union Army. This book is a Civil War veterans's struggle with rebels, Brits and devils. Softcover.

Images of America: Knox Farm State Park, by Gerald L. Halligan & Renee M. Oubre
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Images of America: Knox Farm State Park, by Gerald L. Halligan & Renee M. Oubre

A stone wall along Seneca Street in East Aurora, New York, welcomes visitors to Knox Farm State Park with its charming buildings, woodlands and open fields. The farmland was purchased by Seymour H. Knox, an entrepreneur from Russell, New York. Following his death in 1915, his family maintained and expanded the property, gracing it with architectual features reflecting their interests. In the 1990's, with the passing of Seymour Knox II and sons, the family's desire to preserve the beloved property was fulfilled with the establishment of Knox State Farm. Softcover

Images of Rail: Buffalo Railroads by Stephen G. Myers and Michael J. Connor
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Images of Rail: Buffalo Railroads by Stephen G. Myers and Michael J. Connor

As a growing city on Lake Erie, Buffalo was considered the second largest railroad hub in the Unites States. Given its location, it saw the effects of westward expansion as the country grew and greatly benefited as a result. Buffalo rapidly became a city of importance as the stockyards, grain, steel, automotive, and other industries began to establish themselves in the area. Drawn by vast amounts of freshwater, inexpensive hydropower, and excellent means of transportation, the Buffalo region grew, and with it, the railroads expanded to support the area and help a young nation prosper...Softcover. 128 pages.

Gone for a Sojer Boy
Neal E. Wixson
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Gone for a Sojer Boy

This is a companion book to Echoes from the Boys of Company H and is based upon hundreds of letters from a few Civil War soldiers of Company H, 100th Regiment, New York State Volunteers. They provide rare insight into the life and thoughts of common soldiers.

Hotel Lafayette, The: Restoring Louise Bethune's Masterpiece by Jacqueline Arbarella
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Hotel Lafayette, The: Restoring Louise Bethune's Masterpiece by Jacqueline Arbarella

This book is about the rebirth of a treasured landmark in beautiful photographic detail. Originally opened in 1904, the Hotel Lafayette was designed by Buffalo's Louise Blanchard Bethune, the country's first professional woman architect. After decades of neglect, the hotel has been meticulously restored in breathtaking architectural detail and has taken its place on the National Register of Historic Places. Soft cover.

Images of America: Love Canal, by
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Images of America: Love Canal, by

Love Canal originated in 1894 as part of William T. Love's dream to build a model city and power canal. The neighborhood emerged in the 1970's as an enviromental nightmare and harbinger of the worldwide hazardous waste crisis. Photographs in "Love Canal" tell the story of the community's early development and the subsequent use of the canal by Hooker Electrochemical Company to discard industrial chemical waste from 1942 to 1953. In the late 1970's, the seemingly dormant dump began to leak, and residents found themselves in a slowly unfolding nightmare. Softcover

Irv! Buffalo's AnchormanThe Irv, Rick & Tom Story
Steve Cichon
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Irv! Buffalo's AnchormanThe Irv, Rick & Tom Story

The story of a TV anchorman so universally loved in Western New York that only one name is necessary... Irv. From the 1950s through the 1990s, Irv Weinstein informed and entertained generations of Buffalonians with his unmistakable style of writing and delivering the news. Together with Rick Azar and Tom Jolls, Irv was a part of the longest running anchor team in history, and their story is the story of Buffalo over the last half century.

Grain Dust Dreams by David W. Tarbet
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Grain Dust Dreams by David W. Tarbet

This book tells the story of terminal grain elevators - concrete colossi that stand in the middle of a deep river of grain that they lift, sort and send on. From their invention in Buffalo, New York, through their present-day operation in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the author examines the difficulties and dangers of working in a grain elevator - showing how they operate and describing the effects that the grain trade has on the lives of individual and cities. Softcover

House of Many Windows, The, by John Robert Allen
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House of Many Windows, The, by John Robert Allen

This is story of one man's life and his journey to become a millionaire. Wallace Paine was born in the late 1800's. His grandmother led a psychotic life that ultimately affected the entire family. From the shooting of President McKinley in 1901 to the last years of Mr. Paine's life in the Finger Lakes, this book is a glimps into corupt business dealings in the Orient to life in a small city. Softcover 608 pages.

Images of America: Buffalo's East Side Industry
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Images of America: Buffalo's East Side Industry

By 1832, when Buffalo was incorporated as a city, the East Side represented a vast forested area and farmland cut with the beginnings of the major arterials of Genesee, Sycamore, Broadway, William, Clinton, and Seneca. These streets were laid out in 1826 and represented the seeds of the East Sides explosive growth. Along these radial thoroughfares, the development of railroads and the Buffalo Belt Line, constructed in 1883, created a semicircle pattern that outlined the East Side. Industries began sprouting up, eager to use their proximity to the belt line to transport wares all over the country. Immigrants from Germany, Poland, and Ireland, along with African Americans from northern and southern states, began establishing their lives around these industries. Access to land, water, roads, and rail lines and eager immigrants and natives looking for work led to the development of Buffalos East Side industry, an immensely diverse industrial base and workforce.

John D. Larkin: A Business Pioneer by Daniel I. Larkin
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John D. Larkin: A Business Pioneer by Daniel I. Larkin

The story of a prominent Buffalo businessmen as written be his grandson.