Residence and Business Photographs of Tompkins County

Cover Image:
General Store 201 E State Street
General Store 201 E State Street - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:

Historical Context

The General Photo Collection is The History Center’s largest and most diverse of our many photograph collections. It is divided by subject, so it is suitable for casual browsing as well as scholarly research. The Residence sections, comprising more than 700 photographs, are organized by architectural style, so that research can be done according to residence type. There is also an index that makes the photographs searchable by address as well. Images range from the late 19th century to the early 21st century.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains a series of photographs of the residences of Ithaca and Tompkins County, NY, divided by architectural style.