Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.
Photographs and documents from the mid-1800s to early-1900s, relating to African American life and history in Central New York.
This collection of images documents Rochester’s 1964 race riots, offering a vivid and revealing glimpse into Rochester’s, and the nation’s, past.
Photographs displaying the people and community activities of the Syracuse Polish Home in the 20th century.
The Douglass' Monthly is a newspaper created by Frederick Douglass, following the success of his earlier weekly publications. The newspaper relates to the abolitionist movement as well as other social reform topics.