Collections

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.
Bethlehem Public Library

This collection contains items related to the history of Bethlehem Public Library (formerly Delmar Free Library), Town of Bethlehem, Albany County, New York. 

Calvin Coolidge at Paul Smith's College
A collection of photographs documenting President Calvin Coolidge's visit to Paul Smith's College in 1926.
Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth Collection
This collection contains items related to the life of Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth.
Dewitt Community Library History Collection
The DeWitt Community Library History collection contains photographs and images related to the history of and events occurring within the library.
Fulton Oral History Collection
This collection includes oral history videos conducted by students at Fulton High School.
Hannibal Oral History Collection
This collection includes oral history videos conducted by students at Hannibal High School.
Huntington Deeds
Deeds documenting land transactions from the early history of Huntington.
Kathleen Oser Collection
Utica resident Kathleen Oser was involved in many civil rights and women’s rights movements, especially the National Organization for Women (NOW.) The collection contains materials relating to Osner’s involvement in NOW.
Love Canal Images
Photographs relating to the Love Canal environmental tragedy in the late 20th century.
62-64 South Street, Newburgh, NY

A selection of photographs from the appraisal inventory that was made between 1958 and 1966 to document the streets and structures that were being slated for removal under Newburgh's Urban Renewal program.

Rochester Area Historian's Holdings
A collection of card index finding aids to the Monroe County Mail Newspaper, Fairport Herald Newspaper, and the Town of Perington, New York records from the 19th century through to the mid-20th century.
Cover of scrapbook!

The fifteen scrapbooks are filled with mostly newspaper clippings from Penn Yan, NY newspapers from the very early 1900s through the 1950s. The books were created contemporaneously by attorney George S. Sheppard and his son Oliver.

Women's Rights Collection
Photographs and documents relating to women’s suffrage. The items in this collection are from or connected to Seneca Falls, New York.