(see also Cities)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Besag, Frank & Philip Cook. Anatomy of a Riot: Buffalo, 1967 (Buffalo: U. of Buffalo, 1970).
Childs, John Brown. The Political Black Minister: A Study in Afro-American Politics & Religion (Boston: G.K. Hall, 1980).
Klinkenborg, Verlyn. The Last Fine Time (NY: Knopf, 1991). Family of Polish-American saloon keepers.
Kraus, Neil. Race, Neighborhoods & Community Power: Buffalo Politics, 1934-1997 (Albany: SUNY, 2000).
Pienkos, Angela T. Ethnic Politics in Urban America: The Polish Experience in Four Cities (Chicago: Polish American Historical Association, 1978).
Shapiro, Ivor. What God Allows: The Crisis of Faith & Conscience in One Catholic Church (NY: NY: Doubleday, 1996). St. Paul's in Buffalo.
Shelton, Brenda K. Reformers in Search of Yesterday: Buffalo in the 1890's (Albany: SUNY, 1978).
Swados, Elizabeth. The Four of Us: The Story of a Family (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux).
Taylor, Steven J.L. Desegregation in Boston & Buffalo: The Influence of Local Leaders (Albany: SUNY, 1998).
In the Library: Fiction
Belfer, Lauren. City of Light (NY: Dial, 1999). Politics & progress in late 19th c.
Perry, Thomas. Vanishing Act (NY: Random House, 1995).
__________. Dance for the Dead (NY: Random House, 1996).
__________. Shadow Woman (NY: Random House, 1997).
__________. The Face-Changers: A Novel (NY: Random House, 1998).
__________. Blood Money: A Novel (NY: Random House, 1999).
Porter, Connie Rose. Imani All Mine (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999). African American teen-age mother.
Reisman, Nancy. The First Desire (NY: Pantheon, 2004). Jewish community.
Simmons, Dan. Hard Freeze: A Joe Kurtz Novel (NY: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002).
In the Library: For Young Readers
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In the Library: Photography
"Frame-Up: The Imprisonment of Martin Sostre" , dir. Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher & Howard Blatt, 30m. Buffalo Black activist & bookstore owner.