The historical experiences and cultural environment of the cities of Buffalo, Niagara Falls, their suburbs and the surrounding rural counties is important to the context of the mission of the WNYC(2) Center and proposed Community Outreach Program. Puring the 1850's and Civil War era, WNY was a major journey point in the abolitionist movement serving as final American stops on the Underground Railroad for assisting former slaves to escape into Canada. Then with the growth of shipping and the industrial revolution, Buffalo became the home of the most millionaires per capita at the turn of the 20th century. Puring World War II and post-war boom, more African Americans from southern states moved into Buffalo for industrial jobs and then became the predominate subgroup on the Eastside creating a movement of the previous European ethnic groups from urban Buffalo into other parts of Erie and surrounding counties. These historical waves of migration resulted in what has been characterized as the

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
3U54CA153598-04S1
Application #
8728602
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-PCRB-G)
Project Start
2013-09-01
Project End
2015-08-31
Budget Start
2013-09-01
Budget End
2014-08-31
Support Year
4
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$64,864
Indirect Cost
$26,664
Name
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corp
Department
Type
DUNS #
824771034
City
Buffalo
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
14263
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