Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Niagara Falls has a history of enticing people to dare the rapids. These daredevils have crossed the Falls over tightropes, barrels, boats, and other contraptions. The Daredevils of Niagara collection includes photographs, advertisements, articles, and other documents about the people who performed these stunts.
Historic sheet music, playbills, theater programs, and advertisements from Long Island.
A collection of historic 19th century paintings at James Prendergast Library.
This collection contains drawings and paintings by John Calvin Perry, an artist from Central New York, who lived from 1837-1894.