General Meertings Start at 6:30pm

Butler Mitchell Alumni Association, Inc.

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2013

   

 Butler Mitchell Alumni

Office and Meeting Room

28 Bouck Street

Tonawanda, New York 14150

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1930's

The "West Side" of Buffalo

Once considered the "Italian Ghetto"

1932

Mrs Mitchell decided to buy this old barn on Efner Street and gave it to the boy's in the neighborhood on the condition that they respect the memory of her son. In 1933 the building was named the Butler Mitchell Boy's Club

Purchased Old Barn on Efner Street

1933-1973

Membership grew rapidly, a  church was rented and all programs were moved here. The young adults had a safe place to go for recreation which included a gymnasium, game room and a wood shop.

274 Virginia Street

1955

The Boy's Clubs of Buffalo

and Boy's Clubs of Niagara Frontier jointly sponsored a campaign to raise enough money to erect a new building

In Buffalo's West Side.

370 Massachusetts Avenue

"A camaraderie like no other"

Our History

 

During the depression, Mrs Roscoe Mitchell saw 6 immigrant boys playing in this makeshift clubhouse on the side of the road.