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Remington-Rand Pickers attack strikebreakers bus, photo (1936-06-02).jpg

Remington-Rand Pickers attack strike-breakers bus, photo (1936-06-02).jpg

News agency caption reads: "Determined to halt entrance of strikebreakers into the Remington-Rand plant at Tonawanda, N. Y., strikers above are shown…

Remington Rand strikers, flyer (Erie County Committee Communist Party, 1936-05).jpg

Remington Rand strikers, flyer (Erie County Committee Communist Part, 1936-05) 1 copy.jpg

From the files of the North Tonawanda Police Department

Niagara (Myths and Legends of Our Own Land, Charles M. Skinner, 1896)

Niagara (Myths and Legends of Our Own Land, Charles M. Skinner, 1896).jpg

The legend of the sacrificial Indian maiden plunging over Niagara Falls in a white canoe will be familiar to Western New Yorkers. A prose version is…

Labels for glass negatives, Cumming Family photo collection -_72A6399_.jpg

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These are the glass negatives in their original envelopes. The photo titles come from what was written on these envelopes wherever possible.

History of the Twin Cities by Mrs. Elias Root.htm

Mrs. Elias Root published her "complete" and "authentic" history in the Tonawanda News in a series of articles in 1947. - - - - La Salle and…

NT was one of last cities of Niagara County, article p1 (Williams, WPA, 1936-09-19, 2408).jpg

NT was one of last cities of Niagara County, article p1 (Williams, WPA, 1936-09-19, 2408).jpg

Recounts early history of Goundry, Sweeney; Settlers Burges, Pettit, Carney and more; incorporation etc.

Joshua Pettit (c1780).htm

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One of the earliest residents of present-day North Tonawanda. Lived near the Niagara River at present-day Wheatfield Street. Operated a public house?…

Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase (Orasmus Turner, 1849).pdf

Pioneer_History_of_the_Holland_Purchase.pdf

Embracing Some Account of the Ancient Remains ... and a History of Pioneer Settlement Under the Auspices of the Holland Company; Including…

Buffalo During the War of 1812, book excerpt (Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Vol 1. pp 194-209, 1879).jpg

Buffalo During the War of 1812, book excerpt  (Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Vol 1. pp 194-209, 1879).jpg

Papers Relating to the Burning of Buffalo, and to the Niagara Frontier Prior to and During the War Of 1812 (also book here)

Senator John F. Kennedy at North Tonawanda City Hall, photos and complete text of his speech (1960-09-28).jpg

Kennedy in NT1.jpg

The senator visited North Tonawanda as part of his campaign for president.

Complete speech:

REMARKS OF SENATOR JOHN F. KENNEDY, NORTH TONAWANDA,…

Oliver and 5th, map detail (1893).jpg

Oliver and 5th, map detail (1893).jpeg

The brick building labeled "to be erected" was apparently never built, as later maps show the lot still vacant.