Collections

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.
Almquist Green Lakes Collection

The Green Lakes Collection is mostly comprised of photographs that belonged to Arvin Almquist, who was Superintendent of Green Lakes State Park from 1928 to 1948.

American Humane Association 'Be Kind to Animals' Poster Collection
Early 20th century posters created by the American Humane Association to promote the “Be Kind to Animals” campaign.
256 Delaware Ave, Bethlehem, NY, ca. 1955. Hilchie's Terminal Hardware, Inc. and L.J. Mullen Pharmacy are seen in photo.

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem, New York.

Big Flats and Chemung County Historical Collection
Photographs, postcards, and ephemera relating to the history of Big Flats and Chemung County.
Camp Russell Boy Scouts Collection

This collection contains items from Camp Russell, a Boy Scout camp located in the Southwestern Adirondacks, dating from the early 1900s through the camp's closure in 2014.

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.

Empire Forester Yearbooks

This collection contains yearbooks from SUNY ESF's main campus, dating from 1915 to 2017.

Flooded street in 1972 Auburn

Fifteen color slides of the flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes in June of 1972 as the Owasco River in Auburn crested.

Flood of 1972, Genesee River in Letchworth State Park
In 1972, Hurricane Agnes caused the Genesee River to flood. This collection of photographs depicts the flooding of Letchworth State Park and Geneseo.
Floral Fete Collection
The Floral Fete Collection contains souvenir programs, photographs, postcards, stereoviews, articles, and ephemera from Saratoga’s floral parades.
Guilderland Historical Society Collection
This collection has photographs and documents pertaining to the history of the Town of Guilderland.
Volunteers Sandbagging on West Street in Auburn

Oral histories and other materials about the flooding of June 1972 after Hurricane Agnes's unprecedented rainfall. 

Hurricane Irene Collection
Photographs documenting Hurrican Irene in Mo
Hurricane Sandy Collection
Photographs of Hurricane Sandy in Mastic Beach, Mastic and Shirley, NY.
Irvington-on-Hudson: People and Places

Historical photographs of people, events, buildings, and landscapes in Irvington, NY.

Lake Placid Public Library Photograph Archive
This collection consists of historical photos, newspaper articles, postcards, and some personal notes of people, places, sports, and businesses pertaining to the Town of North Elba and Village of Lake Placid as created by Town and Village Historians Mary MacKenzie (1964-2001) and Beverley Reid (2001
Long Island Postcard Digital Collection
A digital collection of postcards that depict places and people primarily on Long Island, New York.
Love Canal Images
Photographs relating to the Love Canal environmental tragedy in the late 20th century.
Residential Albany, New York
This collection contains photographs of residential areas of Albany, New York.
Rochester Civic Garden Center Bulletins 1945-2007

The Rochester Civic Garden Center has been a trusted source of local horticultural information since its inception in 1945. This collection includes its Bulletins from the years 1945 through 2007.

Skaneateles Lake Collection
The Skaneateles Lake Collection documents various locations around the Finger Lake, illuminating the lake's significance to health practice, recreation, and the environment.
Town of Ballston Digital Collection
This collection contains photographs, documents, and a book sharing the history of the Town of Ballston.