Rochester Public Library Local History Division Picture File Collection
Scope of Collection
The Rochester Public Library Local History Division Picture File Collection consists of images taken from the physical photograph collection of the Rochester Public Library. This is a large collection that primarily includes photographs, though some engravings and photogravures are also to be found. The collection is intentionally broad in scope, containing images of Rochester people, places, businesses and community events of all sorts. Images in the collection range were created between 1821 and 2011.