Collections

15th New York National Guard Enlistment Records
This collection contains images of identification cards for the 15th New York National Guard, also known as the 369th Regiment, during World War I and World War II eras.
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.
1825, a Pivotal Year on the Niagara Frontier
Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
1885 Wantagh Station
Items relating to the move and restoration of the original Wantagh, NY train station
18th- and 19th- Century Cooking in the Hudson Valley

Documents and images related to cooking and food preparation in the 18th and 19th centuries.

1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration Postcards

Postcards related to the 1909 Hudson Fulton Celebration.

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.
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images offers insight into several early versions of the Erie Canal, which were still visible in 1935 but have since been replaced by other infrastructure or otherwise faded into their surroundings.
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.
19th Century Monographs on the History of Western New York
A collection of monographs which detail the history of the Western New York region.
1st Methodist Protestant Ch. B3
Handwritten church records from the First Methodist Protestant Church of Rockville Centre, NY.
1st Methodist Protestant Ch.B4
Handwritten church records from the First Methodist Protestant Church of Rockville Centre, NY.