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

The Emporium Lumber Company was originally formed in 1892 in Pennsylvania and was dissolved in 1950. The success of the company led to expansion in New York State.
The Emporium Lumber Company was a logging company located in Conifer, New York in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs relates to their logging and railroad business.
The photographs include a number of street views and houses in Delhi, New York. Also included are a number of images of the Frank Farrington home on Elm Street, with pictures of his family. A series of images of a military camp appear to date from 1919 in Camp Lee, Virginia.