The Buffalo History Museum Picture Store

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

  • Buffalo Bisons

    Buffalo Bisons, July 1, 1979. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection,Sports & Recreation - Baseball - Buffalo Bisons.

  • Broadway Auditorium

    Broadway Auditorium at the corner of Broadway and Potter, September 25, 1941. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums.

  • Juneteenth Celebration

    Juneteenth Celebration along Jefferson Avenue, June 28, 1976. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Ethnic Groups - African-American.

  • Children on Trolley Tracks

    Children on Trolley Tracks at the corner of Louisiana and South Streets, 1910. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Streets - Louisiana St. & South

  • Pilot Field

    Aerial of Pilot Field. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums - Coca-Cola Field.

  • Memorial Day

    Memorial Day ceremony in Forest Lawn, May 30, 1984. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Holidays - Memorial Day.

  • Buffalo Harbor

    View from south side of Buffalo Creek, opposite entrance of Commercial Slip looking northeasterly, 1878. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buffalo Views - 1870-1879.

  • Young Men's Christian Association Building

    Young Men's Christian Association Building located at the corner of Mohawk and Pearl Streets, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Wm. Hengerer & Co. Building

    Wm. Hengerer & Co. Building located on Main Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum

    St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum located at 1313 Main Street, 1896. Also known as Robinson-Squire Mansion. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • St. John's Protectory

    St. John's Protectory located on Ridge Road in Lackawanna, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Scenes in Buffalo Park

    Scenes in Buffalo Park including Delaware Park Casino, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Other Council Fires Were Here Before Ours

    Neh-Ko, Gah-Gis-Dah-Yen-Duck, Other Council Fires Were Here Before Ours. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo Historical Society Publication, volume 3, preface, F 129 .B8 B88 v.3

  • William E. Roberton

    William E. Robertson, president of the Buffalo Blues. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Persons - Robertson.

  • Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church

    Interior view of Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Buildings - Religious - Roman Catholic.

  • Pilot Field

    Pilot Field. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums - Coca-Cola Field.

  • Pilot Field

    Pilot Field view from former HSBC/Marine Midland Tower, 1985 Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums - Coca-Cola Field.

  • Memorial Day Parade

    Memorial Day Parade on Delaware Avenue near Tracy Street, May 31, 1957. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Parades - Memorial Day.

  • Central Wharf

    A close up of the wharf adjacent to the Hazard Block. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Harbors & Waterways photograph collection, Picture .H37, Erie Canal - Black Rock & Buffalo - Central Wharf & Long Wharf.

  • World's Dispensary

    World's Dispensary located at 663 Main Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • View of Front

    View of Front Park, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • St. Paul's Church

    St. Paul's Church located at 139 Pearl Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Soldiers' and Sailor's Monument

    Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Lafayette Square, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Scene on William Street

    Scene on William Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Jimmy Slattery

    Jimmy Slattery after fight vs Lou Scozza at Broadway Auditorium, February 10, 1930. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Lou Scozza collection, Mss. A71-26, Folder 3.

  • Ollie Carnegie

    Ollie Carnegie, ca. 1935. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Joseph Overfield collection, Mss. C2000-1, Box 1, folder 16

  • Willert Park

    Willert Park, September 1, 1939. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General photograph collection, Buildings - Residences - Housing Projects.

  • Pilot Field

    Artist's rendering of Pilot Field, 1987. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums - Coca-Cola Field.

  • Pan-American Exposition Map

    Black and white Pan-American Exposition Map with present day streets overlay. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Goldome/Nagle photograph collection, Picture .G65, Fairs - Pan-American Exposition.

  • Birds Eye View of the City of Buffalo

    Birds Eye View of the City of Buffalo, 1862. Originally published by Charles Magnus National Printing Establishment, New York, N.Y., 1863. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. TBHM photo collection, Picture .T43, Series 2, Box 5.

  • Central Wharf

    Central Wharf located at the foot of Main Street, abandoned in 1883. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Harbors & Waterways photograph collection, Picture .H37, Erie Canal - Black Rock & Buffalo - Central Wharf & Long Wharf.

  • Women's Educational and Industrial Union

    Women's Educational and Industrial Union located at 25 Niagara Square, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Trinity Church

    Trinity Church located on Delaware Avenue near Tupper Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • St. Louis Catholic Church

    St. Louis Catholic Church located at the corner of Edward and Main Streets, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Scenes on Genesee Street

    Scenes on Genesee Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Scene on Summer Street

    Scene on Summer Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • War Memorial Stadium

    Aerial of War Memorial Stadium at the corner of Jefferson and Best. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums.

  • Johnny Bench

    Johnny Bench of the Buffalo Bisons baseball team, April 23, 1967. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Joseph Overfield collection, Mss. C2000-1, Box 1, folder 5

  • D-Day

    D-Day, 1944. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Military - Wars - World War II - Europe.

  • Pilot Field

    Aerial of Pilot Field, 1990. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. General picture collection, Buildings - Recreation - Stadiums - Coca-Cola Field.

  • Pan-American Exposition Map

    Pan-American Exposition Map with present day streets overlay in blue. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum.

  • Birds Eye View of the City of Buffalo

    Close up of a section of the Birds Eye View of the City of Buffalo, 1862. Originally published by Charles Magnus National Printing Establishment, New York, N.Y., 1863. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. TBHM photo collection, Picture .T43, Series 2, Box 5.

  • Larkin Administration Building

    Interior of the Larkin Administration Building, central court showing all four floors and organ pipes. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Larkin Company photograph collection, Picture .L37, # 2-2.

  • Women's Christian Association

    Women's Christian Association located at 10 Niagara Square, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Temple Beth Zion

    Temple Beth Zion located at 599 Delaware Avenue, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • St. Joseph's Cathedral

    St. Joseph's Cathedral located on the corner of Swan and Franklin Streets, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Scenes in Forest Lawn Cemetery

    Scenes in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896

  • Scene on North Street

    Scene on North Street, 1896. Preferred Citation: Collection of The Buffalo History Museum. Art Work of Buffalo, 1896. Call Number: F129.B8 A77 1896


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.