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.
Actors in "The Avalon" play

This series contains photographs that document various arts programs in Tupper Lake ranging from community drama, local music groups and school bands, arts and crafts, and theater.

Buffalo City Directories
Buffalo City Directories from the early to late 19th century.
Chester Historical Society Collection

Historical documents, images, and artifacts relating to the Chester, New York community.

DeRuyter Town History Postcard Collection
Photographic postcards documenting the town of DeRuyter and surrounding areas in the early to mid-20th century.
George W. Fenner World War I Photographs, Syracuse, NY, 1918

Photographs taken by George W. Fenner during World War I, documenting the people and activities supporting the war efforts in Syracuse, New York.

John Jermain Memorial Library History
Photographs of the John Jermain Memorial Library.
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
Leo Bock’s wife, Lillian Bock and their two children, Walter and Marie in a field of daisies in Lynbrook, NY. Circa 1912.

Images of Lynbrook captured by Leo H. Bock, a long time Lynbrook resident.

Two government officials in suits shake hands and exchange check.

This series contains images documenting the local government of Tupper Lake from approximately 1910 to 2010.

Maverick Festival Collection

Photographs and ephemera from the 1920s Maverick Festivals.

Montauk Social Life, Customs and Community Organizations
Historic photographs, advertisements, and maps of social life on Montauk.
Reminiscent History of North Collins
A handwritten history of the agricultural town of North Collins, New York.
Sag Harbor Photograph Collection
Historical photographs of the Sag Harbor, NY community.
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.
Ulster County Fair Collection

Images and documents relating to the Ulster County Fair held in Ellenville.

Views of Albany, New York
This collection contains a sampling of historic black and white photographs of Albany, New York.
Grande Glass Plates Collection

Depicts life in Saratoga Springs, New York from a "local" perspective as captured by photographer Harry B. Settle and a few aspiring photographers.

The Way We Were Town of Saratoga
The Way We Were Town of Saratoga collection includes vintage postcards and photographs with descriptive captions from the first half of the 20th Century in the Villages of Victory and Schuylerville along with the Town of Saratoga.
A View at Lakeland postcard

The Witherill Postcard Collection contains mailed and unmailed postcards of businesses, structures, and local scenes of Cazenovia, NY and its vicinity.