Collections

Adirondack Mines Photograph Collection
This collection of photographs features mines located in the Adirondack region around 1900.
Barge Canal Construction: Middle Division

These photographs document construction of the middle section of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1925.

Barge Canal Construction: Western Division

These photographs document construction of the Barge Canal and the first few years of its use, from 1905-1926. Coverage encompasses the entire Western Division of the Barge Canal, from the eastern boundary of Wayne County all the way west to Lake Erie

Businesses of Albany, New York
This collection contains historic photographs of businesses in Albany, New York.
CLRC Archives
The CLRC Archives Collection includes images of member libraries and librarians. The images come from a 1975 slide presentation about the council, formerly known as CENTRO.
GE Research Lab Photographs
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
General Electric Photographs
This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.
Hanmer Boatshop Photograph Collection
A collection of photographs showing the construction of various boats being built in Willard Hanmer's boat shop in Saranac Lake, NY.
Horne Collection

These photographs were taken from 1904-1914, during construction of the Panama Canal, in locations throughout and beyond the Canal Zone.

Industries of Old New Hartford Collection
Photographs and postcards depicting early industries in New Hartford, New York during the late 19th century to mid-20th century.
Kenneth R. Dorn Regional History Study Center - David F. Nestle Memorial Collection
This collection is comprised of the historical records of the Fonda, Johnstown, and Gloversville Railroad.
Kingston, New York Shop Interiors circa 1914

Interior photographs of stores and shops in Kingston, NY.

Locust Historical Collection

Historical photographs and postcards of Locust Valley, NY.

Locust Valley Historical Collection
Historical photographs and postcards of Locust Valley, NY.
Long Beach Bridge Construction Photographs
Black and white photographs of the construction of the new Long Beach Bridge.
Lumber Camp Mission Slide Collection
Presbyterian missionaries visited many Adirondack lumber camps in the early 20th century. This collection of glass lantern slides depicts their visits at the camps, as well as the loggers and logging industry.
Madden Collection

Historic glass negatives, prints, and postcards depicting the Erie Canal and other waterways in New York and Canada from the collection of Emily and J. Hayward Madden of Livonia, NY

Sterling Mines Photograph Collection

Photographs of the mines built by the Sterling Mines Company during the 1920s.

Urban Renewal in Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs showing the demolition and construction of buildings in Albany's Clinton Square neighborhood during the late twentieth century.
Waterbury Mill
Photographs and business documents relating to the Waterbury Mill, a felt mill in Oriskany, New York in operation for over a century.
Working on the Erie Canal
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.