Scrapbooks have long been an important part of the historical record. The digital scrapbooks presented here provide a glimpse of the wide variety of scrapbooks maintained in the Grosvenor and Rare Book Room collections.
The Nelson Fischer Scrapbook was compiled by Thelma Fischer from 1940-1944 and donated to the Grosvenor Room of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Nelson Fischer served in United States Army during World War II, and his wife, Thelma composed…
"The Otowega Club, built in 1895 by the architects Green and Wicks, was located ... at the corner of Starin and Linden Avenues, in the Central Park District. The club was a family institution and an integral part of the neighborhood's social life.…