Rochester Municipal Archives Early Collection
Photographs in this collection were taken on behalf of and/or preserved by the City of Rochester to record civic events and municipal history.
Scope of Collection
The Rochester Municipal Archives is home to the official records of the City of Rochester, New York. Its holdings include extensive photograph collections. This collection consists of selected images taken from glass plate negatives dating between 1865 and 1920. The photographs depict Rochester buildings and people, City of Rochester officials and employees, public works projects, and civic events.