Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
A collection of the African Repository and Colonial Journal which was published in 1837 by the American Colonization Society.
Albion W. Tourgee (1838 - 1905) was a Civil War veteran, politician, and lawyer. He played a pivotal role in the Plessy v. Ferguson case and was a pioneering civil rights activist. This collection includes his correspondence, as well as legal documents, articles, and photographs.
An 1843 publication by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society relating to the abolishment of slavery.
Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Anti-Slavery Record, published in 1836.
Cartoons drawn by Polish immigrant, Henryk Archacki, representing current events at the time with a sense of Polish pride.
Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.
Photographs of Native American artifacts found in New Paltz, including pottery, beads, and projectile points.
This collection contains oral histories of members of Chemung County’s Black community, as well as whites involved in the Civil Rights movement.
History books on Brentwood and Long Island, NY.
Maps selected from the 1935 Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Report.
Archival materials from the life of Charles Stoll with emphasis on the Stoll-McCracken Expedition to Alaska in 1928.
Selected issues of the Christian Investigator, an anti-slavery publication, created by abolitionist William Goodell in the mid-19th century.
The Douglass' Monthly is a newspaper created by Frederick Douglass, following the success of his earlier weekly publications. The newspaper relates to the abolitionist movement as well as other social reform topics.
This collection includes correspondence and documents relating to Welsh immigrant Dr. Daniel Roberts and his decendents.
Selected issues of the abolitionist newspaper, The Emancipator, from 1838 through 1839.
This collection contains folk art collected from Upstate New York and other regions.
The Wolcott Collection contains photographs taken by Fred Wolcott, who photographed and documented daily life on the Onondaga Nation Territory in the early 1900’s.
A collection of the mid-19th century anti-slavery newspaper, the Frederick Douglass' Paper, a successor to Douglass’ first abolitionist paper, The North Star.
Documents and artifacts related to enslaved people and African American servants at Cherry Hill, a historic house located on South Pearl Street in Albany, New York, United States.
Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.
Deeds documenting land transactions from the early history of Huntington.
Legal manuscripts of early Huntington, NY.
Images reflecting the Francophone culture and history of New York State.