Preserving African American History of the Niagara Frontier for Future Generations
Afro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier
P.O. Box 63
Afro-American Historical Association was founded in 1974
and is chartered by the New York State Department of Education.
The primary mission of the Association is to preserve historical sources
that pertain to Afro-Americans in
Association sponsors numerous programs in the pursuit of its mission: (1) Afro-American
Local History Microfilming Project:
The Association partners with Buffalo State
College to preserve, on microfilm, the historical records and related sources of
organizations, and personal papers of individuals from the Western New York
area. Those microfilmed records and
related sources are the major part of “The Buffalo Afro-American
Collection.” The records are
housed in the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library and Center for Local Afro-American
History and Research, and the Butler Library Archives at Buffalo State College.
The Association will work with community organizations and individuals in
developing records management procedures that enhance preservation.
There is no charge for that service; (2) Afro-Americans
The Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, Inc., is a community based not-for-profit corporation. Its programs are funded entirely from membership and subscription fees.
To join the Association, please send the following information with your contribution to:
Afro-American Historical Association,
CITY: _______________________ STATE _______ZIP:__________________
____Golden ($100 or more) _____ Heritage ($50)
____Basic ($25) _____ Student-grade&high school ($15)
Contribution to Endowment Fund (list amount) ___________________
All memberships entitle the member to a one year subscription to Afro-Americans in
Last Updated: March 3, 2014