Collections

Black Oral History Collection of Chemung County
This collection contains oral histories of members of Chemung County’s Black community, as well as whites involved in the Civil Rights movement.
Central Square Oral History Collection
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.
Chittenango Oral History Collection
This collection includes oral history videos conducted as a special project by Diana Cashman’s 5th-grade students at Chittenango Middle School.
Clarkson University COVID-19 Interviews
Students in Professor Laura Ettinger's History of Public Health in America course conducted audio interviews with relatives and friends about how the COVID-19 pandemic affected their lives so that people in the future can learn about what it was like to live in 2020 and 2021.
The College of Saint Rose Archives - Oral History Collection
This collections contains portraits, audio, and transcripts of oral histories given by faculty and students of the College of Saint Rose about the college and their experiences.
Cornwall Memories Oral History Collection

This collection includes oral histories from Cornwall residents as they recall everyday life in the area.

COVID Memory Project of Chemung County
Oral histories of Chemung County residents describing their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic and related events.
Crossroads of Rockland History Radio Program

Selected interviews from the Historical Society of Rockland County's radio show, Crossroads of Rockland History.

Farmingdale Veterans History Project
Oral histories by Farmingdale Public Library Local History librarians of Farmingdale and neighboring town’s veterans.
Farmingdale Voices
Oral histories by Farmingdale Public Library Local History librarians of long-term Farmingdale residents and their stories.
Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society
Oral histories conducted by Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society members of various residents of the town of Farmingdale.
Freeport Oral Histories
Oral histories from Freeport, NY
Glass Workers Oral Histories
This collection of oral histories focuses on the impact of glass in Corning, NY, and around the world.
Hannibal Oral History Collection
This collection includes oral history videos conducted by students at Hannibal High School.
Kingston-The IBM Years

A collection of oral interviews conducted in 2014 of former IBM employees and community members.

La Bella America: From the Old Country to the North Country
A collection of recorded interviews with Italian-Americans living in the Watertown Area
Mabel Addis Oral History Collection

Interviews conducted in the 1970s and 80s on Somers history topics spanning nearly 150 years.

Military Memories & Veterans' Voices Oral History Collection
Military Memories & Veterans' Voices was a program held at the Library on December 3rd, 2017. The collection consists of five oral histories and photographs.
MMSCL., Oral Histories
Video presentations from residents who have lived in the tri-hamlet communities most of their lives.
Montauk Oral History Interviews
Interviews from the collection of the Montauk Library, Montauk, NY
New City Library Oral History Collection

Oral interviews documenting the changing landscape of Rockland County.

New Rochelle Oral History Collection

A selection of oral history interviews from the New Rochelle Public Library.

New York State Veteran Oral History Collection
The Oral History collection from the New York State Military Museum comprises over 2,100 interviews of veterans and civilians.
Nyack Library Oral History Collection

Diverse oral histories from Nyack community members.

Nyack Record Shop Project

Oral history interviews with African-American residents of Nyack, NY.