Collections

175th Anniversary of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Photographs relating to the history of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library over the past century.
1913 Watervliet Flood
The 1913 Watervilet Flood collection is a collection of photos shows the flooding in Watervliet, New York, along some of the main thoroughfares.
1964 Rochester Riot Photographs
This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
The Albert R. Stone Negative Collection
Photographs taken by newspaper photographer, Albert R. Stone, document the City of Rochester, especially in regards to early 20th century transportation and construction.
Almquist Green Lakes Collection

The Green Lakes Collection is mostly comprised of photographs that belonged to Arvin Almquist, who was Superintendent of Green Lakes State Park from 1928 to 1948.

Booker T. Washington Float - 1945

Collection of photographs documenting a parade in Auburn, NY, to celebrate the end of WWII in 1945.

Actors in "The Avalon" play

This series contains photographs that document various arts programs in Tupper Lake ranging from community drama, local music groups and school bands, arts and crafts, and theater.

Men With Surveying Equipment

Documents, postcards, and pictures pertaining to the construction of Ashokan Reservoir.

Old Home Week parade on Genesee Street

This collection contains photographs of a parade held during Auburn’s Old Home Week celebration in June 1906.

Bellmore Historical Photographs
Black and white photographs taken in Bellmore, NY.
256 Delaware Ave, Bethlehem, NY, ca. 1955. Hilchie's Terminal Hardware, Inc. and L.J. Mullen Pharmacy are seen in photo.

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.

Bethlehem Public Library

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem Public Library (formerly Delmar Free Library), Town of Bethlehem, Albany County, New York. 

Big Flats and Chemung County Historical Collection
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Boy Scouts of America, Troop 73, Voorheesville, New York Collection

The Scoutmaster of Troop 73, Howard C. Coughtry, created this collection about the troop's civic and recreational activities.

Brockway Motor Trucks Collection
This collection contains a sampling from the thousands of Brockway Motor Truck Co. slides, photographs and negatives.
Cayuga County Savings Bank, 1954

Photographs of the city of Auburn NY, featuring downtown businesses, residences, city buildings, banking institutions, and hotels. 

Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College
A collection of photographs documenting President Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith's College in 1926.
Camp Russell Boy Scouts Collection

This collection contains items from Camp Russell, a Boy Scout camp located in the Southwestern Adirondacks, dating from the early 1900s through the camp's closure in 2014.

Canastota Schools Collection
The Canastota Schools Collection contains school souvenirs, including programs, newsletters and photos of Canastota students in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Capital District Library Council Albany NY
This collection contains items that share the history of the Capital District Library Council.
Catskill Public Library Digital Collection

Historical photographs and documents related to Catskill, NY.

priest within a church apse

Photographs of various religious institutions in Cayuga County.

Chapter Activities of Central New York Chapter, NRHS
This collection documents the activities of the CNY Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, including views of the station museum restorations at Martisco and Central Square; the restoration and operation of locomotives and rolling stock; and Chapter-sponsored "Great New York State Model
Chatham Public Library Photograph Collection

Historical photographs of the village of Chatham and surrounding towns and hamlets.