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Century Buffalo
Publication Information:
Buffalo, N.Y. : Business First of Buffalo, Inc., 1999.
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations ; 36 x 28 cm
General Note:
Charts the history of Buffalo and Western New York region during the last century by grouping events by decade. Each decade is based on a theme and covers the major stories relating to that theme. Included in each section is a general timeline and population statistics.
1900-1909: steel and the Pan-American; cheap electricity fuels industry -- 1910-1919: explosive growth; region's industrial base grows -- 1920-1929: Buffalo's boom times: luxury and the Pierce Arrow -- 1930-1939: the Great Depression; aircraft industry takes off -- 1940-1949: WWII engergizes economy; war efforts fuels manufacturing -- 1950-1959: great expections; the suburban flight begins -- 1960-1969: shipping out; the St. Lawrence Seaway opens -- 1970-1979: environmental earthquake; Love Canal and the Blizzard -- 1980-1989: steeling away; industry loses its foothold -- 1990-1999; is bigger better? Out-of-town ownership prevails -- Ten decades of history -- Push button news.
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Business first (Buffalo, N.Y.)
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