Robert H. Jackson Center

The Robert H. Jackson Center

The Robert H. Jackson Center will be closed Tuesday November 11, 2014 in observance of Veterans Day


Learn more about the Defenders of Freedom project an oral history initiative that seeks to capture on video and share the first hand experiences of WWII veterans in the Western NY and Northwestern PA areas. Underway in many parts of the United States oral history initiatives seek to capture and share the stories of WWII generation veterans before they become lost forever. Stories gathered through the Defenders of Freedom project are the voices of area veterans who helped shape the history of the world. Read our press release for more information

View an interview with Conrad King who recounts his service in the Navy aboard the USS South Dakota during WWII.