The Buffalo History Museum Picture Store

Vintage Buffalo images for digital downloads and home or office decor. All purchases support the museum's mission.

  • Frank S. Fosdick

    Frank S. Fosdick, 1898. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Vertical File: Schools.

  • Grover Cleveland

    Grover Cleveland as Mayor of Buffalo, 1882. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Grover Cleveland photographic collection, Box 1, Folder 11

  • Rev. John C. Lord, D.D.

    Rev. John C. Lord, D.D. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Lord, John C., Rev.

  • The Sadium

    Interior view of The Stadium at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A17

  • Temple of Music

    Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A18

  • Ethnology Building

    Ethnology Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 4, PA II A5

  • Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building

    Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 4, PA II A12

  • Electric Tower

    Electric Tower from the Bandstand at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 2, PA II A1

  • Electric Tower

    Electric Tower at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 2, PA II A1

  • Machinery Building

    Machinery Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • Greetings from Buffalo, New York

    Greetings from Buffalo, New York. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Buffalo Greetings.

  • Howdy from Buffalo, New York

    Howdy from Buffalo, New York. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Buffalo Greetings.

  • Preparedness Parade

    Preparedness Parade showing the 74th Regiment leaving Buffalo, September 29, 1917. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Parades - Preparedness Parade, 1916

  • Rev. Albert T. Chester

    Rev. Albert T. Chester. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Chester (misc.)

  • Rev. John C. Lord, D.D.

    Rev. John C. Lord, D.D. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Lord, John C., Rev.

  • The Stadium

    The Stadium at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A17

  • Temple of Music

    Temple of Music at night during the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A18

  • Horticulture Building and Temple of Music

    "This view of these buildings was taken on Dedication Day, May 20th, and shows the procession of distinguished guests entering the Temple of Music, Vice-President Roosevelt at the head. Thousands of spectators witness the entrance of the guests of honor to the Temple of Music." Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 4, PA II A8-1

  • Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building

    Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 4, PA II A12

  • Electric Tower

    Electric Tower at night with spotlight during the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 3, PA II A1

  • Electricity Building

    "The Electricity Building is in the Spanish mission styles, and through it has many of the characteristics of the Machinery Building, by the same architects, yet it gives one an impression, as a whole, entirely different. It is 500 by 150 feet in dimensions. Green & Wicks of Buffalo were its architects. It is used for exhibits in electrical science and the manufactures of electrical apparatus." Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 3, PA II A4

  • Overall View

    Overall View of the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • Howdy from Buffalo, New York

    Howdy from Buffalo, New York. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Buffalo Greetings.

  • Howdy from Buffalo, New York

    Howdy from Buffalo, New York. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Buffalo Greetings.

  • William G. Fargo

    William G. Fargo, Mayor of Buffalo 1862-1866. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Fargo, William G.

  • Hon. Nathan K. Hall

    Hon. Nathan K. Hall. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons -Hall, Hon. Nathan K.

  • Rt. Rev. John Timon, D.D.

    Rt. Rev. John Timon, D.D. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Timon, Bishop

  • Temple of Music

    Temple of Music postcard featuring President William McKinley and his wife, Ida Saxton McKinley. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Pan-American Exposition - Temple of Music.

  • Temple of Music and Ethnology Building

    Temple of Music and Ethnology Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A18

  • Emergency Hospital Staff

    Emergency Hospital Staff at the Pan American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 4, PA II A9

  • Overall View

    Overall View of the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • Electric Tower

    Electric Tower at night during the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 2, PA II A1

  • Electricity Building

    South entrance of the Electricity Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 3, PA II A4

  • Electric Tower

    Electric Tower at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • Greetings from Buffalo, N.Y.

    Greetings from Buffalo, N.Y. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Buffalo Greetings.

  • The Mall

    Looking west on The Mall at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. "On the right is the Electricity Building, on the left Machinery. Between them is a beautiful Sunken Garden adorned with statuary, rows of popular trees, shrubs and flowering plants. In the distance is Alt Nurnberg on the Midway." Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 1, PA I D8

  • Seymour Knox I

    Seymour Knox I, founder of the discount store. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Knox, Seymour I

  • Rev. Grosvenor W. Heacock, D.D.

    Rev. Grosvenor W. Heacock, D.D. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Persons - Heacock, Grosvenor

  • Mines Building

    "Mines Building from Mirror Lake - The Mines Building is 150 feet square, and opposite it, across the Esplanade, is the Graphic Arts Building, corresponding to it in size and architectural style. These two buildings are connected by conservatories with the Horticultural Building. R.S. Peabody is the architect of the three buildings of the group." Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A13

  • Temple of Music

    Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 5, PA II A18

  • Buffalo Centennial Poster

    Buffalo Centennial Poster for July 1-10, 1932. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Iconography, A Dr 10 # 27.

  • Machinery and Transportation Building

    Machinery and Transportation Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 4, PA II A11

  • Manufacturer's Building

    Manufacturer's Building at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • Electric Tower

    Northside of the Electric Tower with the Sunken Gardens at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 2, PA II A1

  • Art Gallery

    Proposed Art Gallery for the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 (not completed until 1905). Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • New York State Building

    New York State Building postcard from the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Oversize, Color Pan-Am Series.

  • Greetings from Buffalo, New York

    Greetings from Buffalo, New York. The City of Good Neighbors. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Postcard Collection, Buffalo Greetings.

  • The Mall

    Looking east on The Mall at the Pan-American Exposition, 1901. " The view gives a good idea of the Sunken Garden between the Machinery and Electricity buildings, and of the towers of Machinery, to the right, and Electricity to the left, which, in their different ways, are notable examples of the Spanish Renaissance style." Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Pan American photograph collection, Picture .P36, Box 1, PA I D8


The Buffalo History Museum, founded in 1862, is a private not-for-profit organization tax-exempt under Sec. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We receive operating support from the County of Erie, the City of Buffalo, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from donors, members and friends. The Buffalo History Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.