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"Louise Blanchard Bethune: Every Woman Her Own Architect" Exhibition
  UB Special Collections, 420 Capen Hall

North Campus, University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo - Official Website (online March 2014)

Book cover
See also: "Bethune exhibition: Exhibition Audio Tour
(online September 2023)
See also: Barry A. Muscat, "Kelly Hayes McAlonie: Building a Better Buffalo," Buffalo Spree (online September 2023)

The University Archives is pleased to announce a new exhibition, Louise Blanchard Bethune: Every Woman Her Own Architect, currently on display in UB Special Collections, 420 Capen Hall on UB’s North Campus.

This exhibition celebrates Buffalo-based architect Louise Blanchard Bethune, FAIA, the first professional woman architect in the United States and the first woman elected to the American Institute of Architects. Louise Bethune’s many residential, commercial, and educational projects include Lockport Union High School, the Buffalo Livestock Exchange, the 74th Regiment Armory, and the historic Hotel Lafayette. Bethune’s life and work, both as an architect an advocate for women in the profession, are highlighted in this exceptional exhibition.

Inspired by the book, Louise Blanchard Bethune: Every Woman Her Own Architect, by Kelly Hayes McAlonie, FAIA, LEED®AP, Director of University at Buffalo Campus Planning, the exhibition features the Zina Bethune Collection on Louise Bethune

- Source: University at Buffalo Libraries News Center (online September 2023)

Exhibit Photos

Some of the photos below have light streaks caused by ceiling lighting

A colorized version of the photo above

Beef and pork packing company founded in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1841 by Jacob Dold (1826-1909) and continued by his son Jacob C. Dold (1857-1924). Business incorporated in 1888 and liquidated in 1943. Plants were located in Buffalo, Kansas City and Wichita, with a distribution branch in Liverpool. Buffalo plant located at William St. and Fillmore Ave.; sold in 1938 to Hygrade.Buffalo History Museum (online September 2023)

Special thanks to University Archivist Hope Dunbar for her cooperation in 2023

Photos and their arrangement © 2023 Chuck LaChiusa
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