Collections

Palisades, NY History Collection
Historical postcards, documents, and images relating to Palisades, New York.
Pan-American Exposition Collection
Collection of material relating to the Pan-American Exposition, held in Buffalo, NY from May 1 – November 1, 1901.
Pan-American Exposition Scrapbooks
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings about the 1901 Pan-American Exposition held in Buffalo, New York.
Pearl River, NY History Collection

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

Scrapbook page from Student Activity Board, 1970s

This collection shares numerous stories from those living within Cortland County as well as those working or studying at the State University of New York College at Cortland. It primarily includes audio recordings and digitized scrapbooks.

1930 Chenango County Census Takers

Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Norwich and Chenango County.

Phillip Trypuc Collection
Photographs of local businesses, events and people during the 1950s in and around Shirley, NY.
Scrapbooks and Albums at HSERL

Scrapbooks and Albums created by residents of Lynbrook, NY and the surrounding villages.

Piermont, NY History Collection

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

Polish Community of Syracuse, NY
Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.
Patricia Vidoni with sons David & Michael pose for Photo with Neighbors

The Polish Heritage Collection contains several documents, photographs, scrapbooks, a “Golden Book,” and memorabilia from Utica’s Polish Community.

Port Jefferson Postcards
Historic postcards of Port Jefferson, NY.
Port Washington Library History Collection

The Port Washington Library History Collection contains images from the planning and construction of the library in the mid-1960s to life and library activities that have taken place since that time.

Port Washington Main Street Collection
The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.
Portraits of Hope Collection

The exhibition Portraits of Hope: Faces of Refugee Resettlement in Central New York depicted survivors of war, genocide, and political strife who came to the U.S. and settled in the Utica region after living in refugee camps in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Postcards of Syracuse and Central New York
The Onondaga County Public Library Postcard Collection contains both mailed and unmailed postcards of buildings, scenes, and activities in and around Syracuse, New York, from throughout the twentieth century.
Lynbrook Celebrates Grade Crossing Elimination, Monday, January 2nd, 1939

Various publications promoting the evolution of the East Rockaway and Lynbrook communities.

Public Square Collection

In 1798, seven and a half acres were set aside for a public square in the center of the village, which is documented in this collection through photographs and other documents.

Putnam County Historian's Office Digital Collection

This collection contains historic images, postcards, and documents from across Putnam County.