High School Resource
Authors John and Richard Aiken trace the development of Niagara Falls as a source of hydroelectric power creating a legacy forever changing American life.
This pamphlet is one of twenty-seven volumes in the Adventures in WNY History Series, which were produced based on the collections and archives of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. The contents of the pamphlets, including the images, are copyrighted by the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. They can be used exclusively for educational purposes described under the federal copyright laws. Some original copies may be purchased from the museum shop.
This pamphlet is appropriate for students studying local, New York State, and US history.
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