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WalkInHamburgVillage_final_w_map.mp4
This is a video recreation of a slide presentation and narration by historian Elton R. Heath at the Hamburg Public Library in Hamburg, NY in 1978.  Heath shares his memories and photographs of Hamburg residents, homes, streets, schools, and…

CentralHighSchool.jpg
Originally located at Franklin and Court Streets in Niagara Square, Central High School was Buffalo's first high school. The building pictured was the result of additions between 1854 and 1889. Central High moved to the Hutchinson building on Elmwood…

PoorhouseRegister_vol1_0001.jpg
Includes children and adults. Name, age, place of nativity, town/county pauper or vagrant, date of commitment, by whom committed (can be a city sexton, justice of the peace, or doctor), town sent from, date committed, and date discharged. Discharge…

Vol 6_edited.jpg
Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, number of grave, cause of death, case number, remarks on death and disposition (taken by relatives, body given to Medical College or undertaker, or buried in Mount…

PoorhouseRegister_vol11_0001.jpg
Statements signed by the nearest living relative or friend of the deceased giving consent to perform an autopsy. Includes date, name of consenter, name of deceased, relationship to deceased, and signature of witness(es).

Vol 8_edited.jpg
Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, disposition (place of burial or other), cause of death, state number, remarks on death, and undertaker. In chronological order, no index.

Vol 9_edited.jpg
Can include name, age, gender, nativity, occupation, date of death, date of burial, disposition (place of burial or other), cause of death, state number, remarks on death, and undertaker. In chronological order, no index.

Vol 1 Childrens record_edited.jpg
Includes name, date of commitment, date of discharge, who took them out and where they were taken. In chronological order, includes alphabetical index.

PoorhouseRegister_vol3_0001.jpg
Date received, name, age, names of parents, nativity (place of birth/ethnicity), how discharged & to whom. Each October 1st, the children currently residing in the Alms House were listed as “carried forward” into the new record keeping year. Parents’…

Vol 2_edited.jpg
Includes name, age, nativity, gender, date of commitment and by whom, cause of commitment, death, date of discharge, and number of days in the institution. Identifies individual as pauper, vagrant, insane, idiot, and orphan. In chronological order,…
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