Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
Materials documenting the City of Buffalo and Niagara Frontier in 1825.
Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.
A collection of the African Repository and Colonial Journal which was published in 1837 by the American Colonization Society.
An 1843 publication by the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society relating to the abolishment of slavery.

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