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

The Westbury Local History collection consists of still image photographs which tell the history of the Westbury area.
This collection consists of images of businesses and industries located in and around Watervliet, N.Y. in the early 1900's.
The “Working on the Erie Canal” collection contains photographs and documents relating to the canal and its workers.