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

History books on Brentwood and Long Island, NY.
A collection of photographs documenting the Jewish community in Buffalo and the Greater Niagara region from the early 20th century to present day.
Photographs of an African American community in Syracuse, New York that were collected as part of a photo-documentation project.
Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.
This collection includes items belonging to the Reher family as well as artifacts that were recovered during an archeological dig near their building.