Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
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.
Correspondence and historical records from Brentwood, NY.
A directory of Buffalo Ku Klux Klan members from the mid-1920s.
This collection includes one oral history video conducted by students at Central Square High School.