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Securing the Homeland.mp4
Following the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks on America, assessments were made on Western New York’s vulnerability as a target. Its location on the border with Canada, the power grid, chemical companies located in Niagara Falls, and its position on the…

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Atlas of Erie County in 1880 including county, city and town histories. Includes property owner information and illustrations of prominent buildings.

Tom Eagles.mp4
Buffalo born Tom Eagles dropped out of high school and became a Catholic Augustinian monk in 1961. He had been a victim of bullying and found refuge in the monastery according to his son Kevin. The Brothers of Mercy assigned Tom to a church in…

Mission to Panama.mp4
In 1992 crews from the 914 Tactical Airlift Group out of Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station were deployed to Panama for a multipurpose mission. The C-130 cargo crews took Part in a drug interdiction operation, as well as providing aid to an orphanage…

Lasting Wounds of War 2.0.mp4
In the years following the end of the Vietnam War, veterans were shunned by segments of American society that actively demonstrated against the unpopular war. Many vets suffered from recurrent nightmares and from the effects of Agent Orange…

Lackawanna 6 GB2.mp4
On April 20, 2004, President George W. Bush came to Buffalo to push for an extension of the Patriot Act, which granted the FBI the right to secretly conduct surveillance activities on American citizens without proving probable cause. This included…

Lackawanna 6 Case revisited.mp4
On April 24, 2004, Fox journalist Geraldo Rivera originated his “At Large” program from Buffalo City Hall. The purpose was to take a second look at the case against the so-called “Lackawanna Six.” His guests included the prosecutors and some of the…

Lackawanna 6 Case.mp4
In September 2002, six Yemeni-American friends from Lackawanna, New York, eight miles outside of Buffalo, were arrested and charged with giving material support to the terrorist organization al-Qaeda. It was the one year anniversary of the 9/11…

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Erie County in 1866. Each map shows individual buildings and names of land owners. 39 cm.

Archbishop Tutu.mp4
On January 29, 1989, the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa visited Buffalo to seek help in ending apartheid in his country.

Apartheid, which means “apartness” in the language of Afrikaans, was the name given to the official separation…
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