Upcoming Events



Experience Black History at the Nash House Museum, 36 Nash Street, Buffalo, NY during the month of February. Explore the home of the late Rev. and Mrs. J. Edward Nash, pastor of the historic Michigan Street Baptist Church from 1892 – 1953. Group tours may be arranged by appointment. 716-856-4490.

Research African American History at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library

The Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library — a branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library — has a substantial collection of local, national and international African -American history. The William A. Miles Resource Center for African and African-American history offers many unique resources including the Schomburg Clipping File, which is a periodical and newspaper clipping file. This unique collection also includes typescripts, broadsides, pamphlets, programs, book reviews, menus and various other short publications dealing with black history and culture. An important source for research into all aspects of black activities and accomplishments, the file brings together a huge diversity of material organized by subject and totaling almost a million pages not duplicated elsewhere.

For more information, search the library web site at the following link: http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/merriweather/index.asp