Carousel Society of the Niagara Frontier

180 Thompson Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Phone: (716) 693-1885

Description of Library:

Approximately 62 archival boxes of papers, photos, and film associated with the nearly 100-year history of the Allan Herschell companies in North Tonawanda - makers of hand carved carousels and over 45 different amusement rides. These archives are the research basis for museum exhibits and research requests from the general public.

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Member ID# (OCLC): NYCSN
Library Type: Cultural
Member Type: Governing
InfoPass Participant: No
NY Heritage Participant: Yes
Ask Us 24/7 Participant: No

Subject Strengths:

Carousels, band organs, amusement rides.

NYS Senate: Robert Ortt - 62
NYS Assembly: William Conrad III - 140