Reformers in Search of Yesterday

Buffalo in the 1890's

By Brenda K. Shelton

Hardcover : 9780873953528, 245 pages, June 1976

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Reform movements in Buffalo during the 1890s are described in terms of the way the city's traditional leaders responded to the forces of industrialization, urbanization, and immigration. Thorough documentation provides the reader with details of the diverse ways that prominent Buffalonians tried to solve their contemporary problems.