Collections

Southold Historical Society and Museum

Historic photograph collection, Long Island’s East End

Chatham Public Library Photograph Collection

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

Raging High Falls, Rochester, N.Y., in early 20th century

The City Hall Photo Lab Vintage Collection contains images selected from over 5,000 35mm slides made in 1984 from photographs, maps, renderings, and other graphics from Rochester’s past.

Image of Hobart Rowe's model of West Hurley

This collection profiles life in West Hurley, NY before the area was flooded to construct the Ashokan Reservoir.

Erma DeWitt Photographs

Erma Dewitt’s historic photos, which act as a snapshot into the people, places, and events of Ulster County in the 40’s and 50’s.

Harriet Martin Dey Photograph Collection

Presented here are selected images of Red Hook (N.Y) and the Hudson Valley taken by Harriet Martin Dey.

Haverstraw, NY History Collection

This collection contains postcards and images relating to Haverstraw, New York.

Historic Hempstead
Historic photographs of Hempstead, NY.
Hofstra Estate Collection
Photographs from the Hofstra estate in Hempstead, New York.
Horton and Morrison Family Collection

Portraits of the Horton family, as well as photographs of their mansion’s construction. (Later Horton and Morrison Hall.)

Ken Spooner Collection
Photographs, maps, and postcards documenting the history of Mastic Beach, NY.
Street Scene In The Ashokan District, Near Brown's Station, In The Catskills NY Site Of N Y Water Supply

Images and documents relating to life in the Town of Olive up until the reservoir was built, including communities that were lost during the construction of the reservoir.

Nyack Library Local History Collection

Historic items relating to the local history of Nyack and surrounding areas.

Palisades, NY History Collection
Historical postcards, documents, and images relating to Palisades, New York.
Patterson Historical Society Digital Collection

This collection contains images, postcards, maps, and documents related to Patterson NY history.

Pearl River, NY History Collection

Images, documents, and ephemera relating to the formation and development of Pearl River, New York.

Piermont, NY History Collection

Documents, maps, images, and ephemera related to the village of Piermont, New York.

Flight of the Hyperion

The Rochester Public Library Local History Division Picture File Collection contains diverse images relating to Rochester’s history.

Sally Savage Collection

Photographs taken by Sally Savage, primarily of Nyack and surrounding areas.

Staatsburg Library Image Collection

Postcards and photographs documenting the history of Staatsburg from the late 19th century through the early 21st centuries.

Suffern, NY History Collection

Images, postcards, and documents related to the history of Suffern, New York.

Tappan, NY History Collection

This collection includes documents, images, and ephemera relating to the hamlet of Tappan.