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Following Easter Sunday in 1992, the pro-life group Operation Rescue staged its “Spring of Life” demonstrations in front of several Western New York abortion clinics. Anti-abortion activists had been invited by Buffalo mayor Jimmy Griffin to stage…

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Autobiography and memoir of Eber Dudley Howe, newspaper publisher and critic of the Latter Day Saint movement. Born in 1798 in Clifton Park, New York, Howe was a member of the U.S. Army in Batavia during the War of 1812. He would go on to work at the…

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“Love is Stronger than Pain” is the title of Michael O’Brien’s book memorializing the legacy of his mother, Irene Corcoran O’Brien. She lived a life of daily sacrifice, tending to the critical needs of two of her children stricken with a rare,…

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On September 30, 1997, WIVB-TV created a mentoring program for high school students at the Herman Badillo Bilingual Academy in Buffalo. The goal was to initially expose them to the inner workings of a television newsroom and teach them the basics of…

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“Girls didn't go by the waterfront.” Most women and girls who lived in Buffalo's First Ward -- the waterfront community at the heart of Buffalo's once-pulsating grain industry -- never went close to the waterfront or worked among the grain…

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“It's like walking next to a jet, that's how loud they are.... That thing was just whistling and screaming.” Don Dodd got his start at General Mills in 1969 and worked there for decades, taking on all sorts of roles. For a time, he was a gunner -…

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Bert Hyde is pictured outside The Waterfront Memories and More Museum in February 2020, with the Lake and Rail Elevator in the background.

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Don Dodd displays General Mills and grain related memorabilia at his home in January 2020.

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