Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
The Museum of disABILITY History’s J. N. Adam Memorial Hospital collection consists of 6 copies of the magazine “Grit-Grin” published between 1928 and 1939 and 10 postcards chronicling life within the hospital. “Grit-Grin” was produced by Hospital Staff and residents and offers valuable insight into this isolated community.
The Jackson Health Resort was a renowned health treatment facility in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This collection contains photographs and documents relating to the facility and its treatments.
Photos and documents of the "Jamaica" parlor car of the Long Island Railroad
This collection contains photographs from James B. Preston, who was a Professor of Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.