Collections

1935 Federal Improvement Aerial Survey
This set of aerial images offers insight into several early versions of the Erie Canal, which were still visible in 1935 but have since been replaced by other infrastructure or otherwise faded into their surroundings.
Altamont, NY History Collection
This collection contains photographs and documents sharing the history of the Altamont NY
Art and Artifacts
This collection contains paintings, sculptures and other three dimensional objects in the Library's special collections.
First Trust Opening

This series contains photographs of several banks in Tupper Lake. Photographs include interior and exterior shots, grand openings, and bank officials from 1905 to approximately 1980.

Bethpage Historical Collection
Photograph of a school class taken in Bethpage, NY.
First Barber Shop in Tupper Lake

The photographs in this series document a variety of businesses over Tupper Lake’s history from approximately 1880 to 2005.

Capital District Radio and Television Broadcasting
This is a collection of images and media documenting the rich history of radio and television broadcasting in the Albany region.
Chatham Public Library Photograph Collection

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

Clarkstown Country Club

Historical photographs of the Clarkstown Country Club, located in Nyack, NY.

Conglomerate Class Photos
A collection of photographs represent graduating classes of Albany College of Pharmacy from the late nineteenth to the early-twentieth centuries.
Dentistry at the University of Rochester
A collection of images depicting the Rochester Dental Dispensary and School for Dental Hygienists in the early and mid-20th century.
St. Alphonsus Church Fire

This series includes photographs showing both natural and man-made disasters that occured in Tupper Lake from1899 to approximately 2010. This includes floods, fires, murder, car accidents, low water, and wind storms.

Dongan Charter Parade 1936 Albany New York
This collection contains pictures from the Dongan Charter Celebration Parade held in Albany, New York on July 22, 1936.
First Hundred Years
This collection contains photographs sharing the history of Russell Sage College.
Fletcher Steele Scrapbooks
This collection contains scrapbooks from noted landscape architect Fletcher Steele's travels and client work, featuring photographs spanning from 1882 to 1968.
Garden City General Collection
Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources
Hudson River Night Boat Collection

Historic images of the Hudson River Night Boats.

Hudson River voyage c.1937-39
The Hudson River Voyage collection contains still images of steamboats that went up and down the the Hudson River between 1937 and 1939.
Kay Flickinger Dockstader Papers, 1910-1995
This collection contains photographs with personal descriptions taken by Kay Flickinger Dockstader during the 1930s through the 1950s of the Adirondack Mountains, regional scenery, and members of various outdoor clubs hiking, skiing, and camping.
Little Falls Camera Club Collection
This collection contains photographs taken by the members of the Little Falls Camera Club, of Little Falls, NY.
Two government officials in suits shake hands and exchange check.

This series contains images documenting the local government of Tupper Lake from approximately 1910 to 2010.

MAG Events
A collection of photographs relating to significant events at the Memorial Art Gallery during the 20th century.
Owen Clancy ( 1919?-2003) Collection

A small collection of early photographs that contribute to the story of Montauk's past.

The Roosevelts Visit Syracuse
Photographs and documents relating to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt’s visits to Syracuse, New York in the early to mid-20th century.
Siena College Archives and Special Collections
Documents the history of Siena College in Loudonville, New York.