The Rand family powerfully shaped North Tonawanda's early banking and business landscape over several generations of enterprising men, and were a major employer. Starting in banking, they would become involved in filing systems, office furnishings, and even lay some of the groundwork for modern computing. See the Kardex Group Wikipedia page for an overview of these activities..
To Leave Us - Rand Ledger Company Decides to Remove to Buffalo, article (Tonawanda News, 1900-04-30).jpg
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