Naples Library Postcard Collection

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Naples Library Postcard Collection
Canandaigua Lake Steamer - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:
1905 - 1915; 1916-1930; 1957

Scope of Collection

The Naples Public Library Postcard Collection includes many examples of postcards relating to Naples, New York from the early to mid-20th century. It includes black-and-white photographic postcards, black-and-white illustrations, and colored lithographed postcards. Many of the scenes depict Canandaigua Lake and nearby geographical features. There are aerial and bird's eye views of the town. Many of the images portray prominent steamboats on Canandaigua and Keuka Lake, including Steamer Onnalinda, Ogarita, Genundewah, and Steamer Penn Yan. The inclusive dates for the collection are 1904-1983.