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John, Hannah Johnson and others (Unites Stes Census, 1850).jpg

John, Hannah Johnson and others (Unites Stes Census, 1850).jpg

480 "Value of Real Estate owned"; the other tick is for "Persons over 29 years of age who cannot read or write."

"United States Census, 1850,"…

Gazetteer and business directory of Niagara County (1869), Biographical and portrait cyclopedia of Niagara County (1892), other books.htm

Gazetteer and business directory of Niagara County for 1869, title page (1869).jpg

Four books scanned into one: History of Montgomery and Fulton Counties, N.Y., 1878 (p1) Gazetteer and business directory of Niagara County for…

16 Ward Road, photo (Dennis Reed Jr, 2024).JPG

Ward Road home, photo (Dennis Reed Jr 2024).jpg

One of the oldest buildings in North Tonawanda; ArcGIS gives 1860.

Buildings at River Road near Wheatfield Street, former Ironton, photo (Dennis Reed Jr, 2024).jpg

Saloons on River Road near Wheatfield, former Ironton, photo (Dennis Reed Jr, 2024).jpg

Maps show this block already built up in 1886. A large planing mill was just south in 1893. The former Stan's Tavern (435 River Road) can be seen at…

Ironton, North Tonawanda, sketches (Dennis Reed Jr., 2016).jpg

Ironton, North Tonawanda, sketches (Dennis Reed Jr., 2016).jpeg

Illustrations of Dom Polski, Memorial Pool, Buffalo Bolt by Dennis Reed Jr.

Gilmore Elementary School original footprint, expansions (1926, 2019).jpg

gilmore-elementary-school-expansions.jpg

Public School #7, Gilmore School, opened in 1926 with the few simple buildings seen in this 1951 Sanborn insurance map. Subsequent additions added the…

Parade on Sweeney Street, featuring fire departments, four photos (1961).jpg

Fire Dept Parade on Sweeney Street, Bill Bailey's Band, photo (1961).jpg

These four color photos from a parade on Sweeney Street take us back to a summer day beside the canal in 1961. They feature a brass band looking sharp…

Fire engine house, Hydrant Hose Co., Sweeney and Main, map detail (1893).jpg

Fire engine house, Sweeney and Main, map detail (1893).jpg

Although generically named on the map, the 1893 city directory identifies this location as "Hydrant Hose Company."

History of the Barge Canal of New York State, online book (Noble E. Whitford, 1921).htm

History of the Barge CANAL.jpg

https://www.eriecanal.org/texts/Whitford/1921/contents.html

Howe (Richard J.) Collection of Musical Instrument Literature

https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8cc1668/entire_text/

Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford,…