Gar Wood was a successful speedboat racer and business owner. This collection relates to his racing career and his business,GarWood Industries, which specialized in building motorboats.
Items of local historic Interest from the collections of residents and other sources
Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
This collection contains images documenting the inventors and inventions of the GE Research Laboratory from 1900 - 1990.
The collection features text documents highlighting the history of General Electric and its founders.
This collection contains General Electric publicity photographs taken between 1880 - 1970.
A collection of postcards depicting Geneva, New York during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Photographs relating to the history and development of Geneva, New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.
A collection of oral histories and recordings done and collected by Dr. George Hucker.
Photographs of Buffalo and Western New York during the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by George Nathan Newman.
This collection of oral histories focuses on the impact of glass in Corning, NY, and around the world.
Photographs and descriptions of buildings in Glen Cove, Long Island.
This collection contains items that share the history of the Feeder Canal and the people involved.
Newspaper clippings and other material about the glove industry of Spencer, NY.
Historic photographs of Glenwood Landing, NY.
Historic postcards from Long Island’s Gold Coast.
Architectural renderings, advertisements, and promotional photos from the North Shore of Long Island.
Brochures, maps, and invitations from Glen Head and Glenwood Landing, NY.
The Great Steamboat Race Letters collection features contest entries that proposed innovative designs for steam powered canal boats.